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Old 12-14-2004, 04:02 PM   #1
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Unhappy LD_ASSUME_KERNEL setting


Installing some Oracle Forms/Reports 10g on my Linux Red Hat Enterprise 3 (ES) box. I have to initialise an environment variable called LD_ASSUME_KERNEL.

THe Oracle Installation guide, states that Kernel version 2.4.21-4 EL is required. Initially I had set the environement variable as follows:


Then I reinstalled with the following setting:


1) Is the environement variable properly set ?
2) Do I need to add the extra EL at the end ? or it doesn't matter ?
3) How can I know what version of the KERNEL, I have installed on my Linux server, to set this variable properly for my Oracle install ?

Old 12-14-2004, 04:04 PM   #2
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can't help you with 1 & 2 but

cat /proc/version

will give you kernel version.
Old 08-28-2007, 03:19 PM   #3
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How to set LD_ASSUME_KERNEL parameter

hi there,

U have set the parameter like this:

vi .bash_profile

export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.21

Then save and quit from it.

then run the bash_profile

Thats it...

For finding out the version of the kernel on ur system type
"uname -v" at the command line in a terminal ...



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