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How to Convert a 32-bit Database to 64-bit Database on Linux? (Doc ID 341880.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


Steps to change the wordsize of an Oracle9i Release 2 (9.2), Oracle10g or Oracle11g single instance database from Linux x86 to Linux x86-64

This document provides details for changing word size from 32bit to 64bit in same release .For example, if you have the 32-bit version of Oracle release and you want to switch to the 64-bit version of Oracle release, then you must complete this below procedure. This document is a "cut/paste" of applicable sections from the Oracle9i Release Notes Release 2 ( for Linux x86-64 (B13848-02), to quickly provide the needed details and steps to change the word-size.


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