Duh, Disregard last message.
I feel like such an idiot. You have to run the Quake3 Linux update in an xwindows environment, even if you are planning to run it only as a server. Duh!
As for Oracle, use LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.19 or less and it will run. Sill had a problem but nothing major.
For more info on Oracle goto: