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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 11.2.0.0 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
IBM: Linux on System z



Purpose

This note explains the requirements that need to be met for a successful installation of RDBMS release 11.2.0.2 (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 11.2.0.2 from following URL. But you require a valid OTN account for download. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/112020-zlinux64-352074.html

You will also find valuable information in the IBM Redpaper "Installing Oracle 11gR2 RAC on Linux on System z" http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/redp4788.html?Open

Scope

This procedure is meant for those planning/trying to install Oracle Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Restart (SIHA), ASM and Oracle Server 11.2.0.2.0 (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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