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Oracle Linux 5 Installation - This article provides a pictorial guide for performing a default installation of Oracle Linux 5.



Robbert said...

Thanks Tim!

Since I'm completely new to Linux, this helps me a lot!

Riaz said...

Thanks Tim!!! It was a great to see and comforting to use this at the time of install.
Appreciate this very much.

Nonnya said...

Thanks very much - very useful.

suzain said...

its realy helpful to everybody needs, Thanks Tim!

Prash said...

Tim, this document was unbelievably good. I'm new to Linux/Unix and this document has helped me get past that mind-block against non-windows Operating systems. Thanks so much!

Jon said...

Tim--I found this page that talks about including the Oracle RPMs during the install of Linux. May save time later on in regard to further configuring an Oracle software install.
http://blogs.oracle.com/sergio/2009/02/installing_required_rpms_from_1.html

Tim... said...

Hi.

This requires you to have an Unbreakable Linux support contract, so it is not available for all people wanting to perform the installation, which is why I don;t use it in these articles.

If you have one, then buy all means use it. :)

Cheers

Tim...

Maria Mundrova said...

Hi Tim,

Greetings from sunny Sofia. Hope see you again in BGOUG conference in the autumn.
I installed Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.3 following your article. Very helpful and useful !!!
Next is Oracle 11g installation and latest patch :)

Thanks,
Maria

Leo said...

Tim,

Thanks for taking the time to share your knowledge with everyone!

Great Job,

Leo

Yilong said...

Thanks good job

ChefManny said...

Thanks - great!

Amit said...

Thanks for putting these steps together. Helps a lot!

AJ said...

I am consistently getting error on this install:
"An error occurred trying to format VolGroup00/LogVol00. This problem is serious and install cannot continue.
Please help aat45@yahoo.com
My sda partitins are
space available 524 GB
Vol00- 8064
ext 3 -- 512000
freespace --4000


Tim... said...

Hi.

Sounds like you have a dodgy disk. If this is a virtual disk, drop and recreate it.

Cheers

Tim...

Nitin Parab said...

Tim.. Thanks much .. This doc is quite helpful

Saeed said...

i have 3 operating system
such as fedora, windows 7 and windows 8.1.
i afraid for my vital information.
in oracle linux installation and install grub, what can i do that this linux distribution replace with fedora with no affect for my previous gruab boot loader.

Tim... said...

Hi.

I wouldn't risk it. I only ever run a single OS on a box, then use Oracle VirtualBox to run virtual machines for every other OS I need.

Cheers

Tim...

Phyllis said...

This is just lovely. Its easy to follow.
Cheers

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