Over the last few weeks I’ve received lots of comments relating to the Oracle 10gR2 on FC5 issue. Recently, most of these have been people commenting on the success of the installation. As a result, I revisited the article based on all the comments and made the following changes:
- There was a typo on my amendment on the gennttab script. It’s now corrected.
- I originally used the source rather than the binary of the openmotif21 package. I now use the binary.
- I was originally installing from an early download of 10gR2, the one that extracts to give a “./db/Disk1/runInstaller” structure. I downloaded a later release that extracts to “./database/runInstaller”. I now use this later release.
I ran through the installation again this morning and it worked perfectly. I don’t know which of the three changes made the difference and to be totally frank, I don’t care. So as it stands, the installation works fine and I hope this is the last time I’ll have to use FC5.
Thanks to everyone who helped in the production of the final article. All your comments were appreciated.
PS. The document has been released, so it is now listed as a new article. You gotta laugh