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oracle client installation error

arun m govind
Frequent Advisor

oracle client installation error


when i am installing oracle10g client in my hp-ux 11.11 server it giving the following error
"""""Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2006-08-06_12-45-24AM. Please wait ...
Error in writing to directory /tmp/OraInstall2006-08-06_12-45-24AM. Please ensure that this directory is writable and has atleast 69 MB of disk space. Installation cannot continue.
: No such file or directory"""""

i tried with different permissions and umasks.still its comming.what is the solution for this????????
Steven E. Protter
Exalted Contributor

Re: oracle client installation error


/tmp needs more disk space or needs to be redirected to a larger filesystem with a value in the variable TMP or TEMP depending on which Oracle release is involved.

It has nothing to do with permissions in most cases.

Steven E Protter
Owner of ISN Corporation
Honored Contributor

Re: oracle client installation error

Hi arun,

The Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) requires up to 200mb of space in the /tmp directory. If you do not have enough space in /tmp, set the environment variable TMP, TEMP or TMDIR to point to a directory with sufficient space.

e.g. sh:
export TMP

export TMP=/opt/tmp

setenv TMP /opt/tmp

hope this helps!

kind regards
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