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Old 03-19-2003, 02:13 PM   #1
ultraman
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Oracle Installation / runInstaller error


I'm running:
Redhat 7.3
J2sdk 1.4.1_02 w/ J2see

Trying to install:
Oracle9i

I've setup all the necessary "pre-installation" steps as far as I can tell, so decided to start the installation.
When I run: ./runInstaller.sh
I get the following error:

#./runInstaller.sh
./runInstaller.sh: cd: %PROD_HOME%/install: No such file or directory
# ./runInstaller.sh: ./runInstaller: cannot execute binary file

I've confirmed that the runInstaller file exists and has the correct persmissions, but don't know if the %PROD_HOME%/install error is relevant.

Help !! Thanks !
 
Old 03-20-2003, 11:07 AM   #2
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anybody ?

 
Old 03-20-2003, 11:20 AM   #3
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I don't know a thing about ORACLE...

but it seems to me the error means that the script (runInstall.sh) is looking for a directory ( /install) inside the directory where Oracle is extracted to...or whatever directory is contained in the %PRODHOME% variable..

You might want to check that out...

I'm not an expert on bash...but after trying the script, try typing echo $PRODHOME see if that gives you anything...

also, are you supposed to give any parameters to the script? Ie: where the product is, like maybe "./runInstaller.sh /downloads/oracle" or something?

Does "./runInstaller.sh --help" or "./runinstaller.sh -h" give you any output?
 
Old 03-20-2003, 11:29 AM   #4
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As tcaptain, I have no idea about ORACLE. Maybe if you move into the install directory, wherever it is, and then try and run the install script from there it won't need to cd %PRODHOME%/install because you are already there.

I'm guessing PRODHOME stands for 'Product Home'. Of course, I could be way off.
 
Old 03-20-2003, 05:19 PM   #5
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Are you installing from a CD or did you download the files for the install?
If installing from CD you need to mount the cd (make sure you start the X window) move to the CD directory, find the runInstall file and run it as oracle user (assuming you created it already) This should do the trick unless you have other pre-install issues that need to address.

Let me know if you need more info.

Good luck!
 
Old 03-20-2003, 05:50 PM   #6
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Awesome... thanks for the advice guys !

I tried everything you specified, but with no luck. The -h or --help options give no relevant output, and the moving the installation files to the proper directory didn't make a difference either.

Here is all I could find on this %PROD_HOME% parameter:
http://www.csis.gvsu.edu/GeneralInfo...96697/appb.htm

It relates to a "response" file that you can create, which is an Oracle installation option:
http://www.csis.gvsu.edu/GeneralInfo...oui.htm#440860

I downloaded Oracle, so the installation I'm trying isn't from a disk, it is from 3 directories which get created when you download the .cpio files: /Disk1 , /Disk2 , /Disk3

The instructions show a simply pre-install plan, then run the ./runInstaller script... however, am not sure if I "have" to create a response file now ?
 
Old 03-21-2003, 01:24 PM   #7
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any ideas ? i'm slowly going bald...
 
Old 03-21-2003, 01:35 PM   #8
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I'd say create this "response" file (whatever that is) and give it a shot.

Can't hurt, might help.
 
Old 03-21-2003, 03:39 PM   #9
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arrrgh... another roadblock. A specific script needs to be run prior to the creation of the response file, which isn't located on my computer (oraInstRoot.sh)

http://www.csis.gvsu.edu/GeneralInfo...oui.htm#440860

So, this file doesn't even exist, so not sure what I can do. Get the error when trying to run the installer, and can't run the "response" file because this script needs to be run prior.

Damn... so, option #3 ? Buy the disks !?
 
Old 05-31-2003, 06:47 AM   #10
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See post http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...te+binary+file
I don't know if it helps but might give some insite. I think the distributed version from Oracle download site is 64-bit code.
 
  


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