This page deals with Oracle 8.1.7 hints. More general tips and tricks can be found here .
Latest and final Release of Series 8.
Installs without problems: no
Patch required: yes
Cause: The oracle delivered object files do not go along with current binutils and glibc version.
Oracle needs a os-side java jre because the oracle provided jre has been linked with the wrong glibc version.
Oracle expects the jre at
/usr/local/jre. You should get
jre 118 and install it in
/usr/local/jre. Do not use jre 1.2.x.
During the installation select "custom" , do not select "create database". You have to apply the patches before creating any database. During the installation a empty selectbox for network protocols are presented. That is ok. The installer selects tcp/ip by default.
Get the patch
technet.oracle.comand do install.
$ORALCE_HOME/bin/relink all" does create shared libraries and executables.
Create database (