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ESX 3.0.1: Installation gotchas for Oracle Linux RAC setup!



This article will be published on 5th April.

Brief intro

As I said on my blog, I have been trying to setup Oracle Linux 10gR2 RAC on Oracle Enterprise Linux 4.4 with VMware ESX 3.0.1 as our chosen platform for Virtualization. This article mentions several issues that we will try to cover all in one go. If that's not possible, we'll finish it up in the next article.
What I used?

* 4way SMP box
* ESX 3.0.1
* Oracle Linux 4.4
* Oracle 10gR2

Is Oracle Enterprise Linux installation all smooth sailing?

Not really. After carefully selecting all of the possible options, (you do know that several binaries like ASM and OCFS come along with the Oracle Linux), while going through the installation I still came across several anomalies on some rpms.


This link should come alive by 5th April here.

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