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Requirements for Installing Oracle 11gR2 on RHEL 5 on IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) (Doc ID 1306889.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
IBM: Linux on System z


This note explains the requirements that need to be met for a successful installation of RDBMS release (a 1 DVD set) on RedHat 5.4 (or greater) on the IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) platform.

It is NOT the purpose of this NOTE to repeat every "how-to" step that is presented in the 11gR2 Installation Guide manual. For example this NOTE does not include how to create the Linux OS account named "oracle", nor does it cover how to set environment variables. Both are covered in Chapter 2 "Oracle Database Preinstallation Requirements" of the 11gR2 Installation Guide manual.

You can download the from following URL. But you require a valid OTN account for download.

You will also find valuable information in the IBM Redpaper "Installing Oracle 11gR2 RAC on Linux on System z"


This procedure is meant for those planning/trying to install Oracle Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Restart (SIHA), ASM and Oracle Server (or above) on Red Hat Server 5.4 (or greater) on the 64-bit IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) platform.


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