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oracle install error

hongjing_zhang
Trusted Contributor

oracle install error

when I install oracle8.1.7, the error is:

error in invoking target install of makefile
/u01/app/oracle/products/8.1.7/rdbms/lib/ins_rdbms.mk


please help me,thanks very much
5 REPLIES
Steve Steel
Honored Contributor

Re: oracle install error

Hi


Make maxdsiz much bigger


See

http://forums.itrc.hp.com/cm/QuestionAnswer/1,,0x1436eea29889d611abdb0090277a778c,00.html


steve Steel
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it. (Kurt Lewin)
Sharvil Desai
Frequent Advisor

Re: oracle install error

Also, make sure your cd-rom drive is not bad. I kept getting this error over and over again everytime I tried installing Oracle and i tried many many times applying different solutions...still didn't get anywhere. And finally when I borrowed someone's cd-rom drive and tried to install from it, it worked on the first try!! Hope this helps. Good luck!
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Gatis Visnevskis
Occasional Advisor

Re: oracle install error

Yes, maxdsize.

And check maxssize too, and make sure you have enough free swap.

Re-linking process requires large amount of memory.
Gasha
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Brian Crabtree
Honored Contributor

Re: oracle install error

I would suggest selecting "ignore" for the errors. Once the installation is complete, make sure your enviroment variables are exported correctly, go to the $ORACLE_HOME/bin directory, and run "relink oracle" to relink the oracle binaries. This should give you an error message that you can post here, or look on Metalink for information.

The "error invoking" message means that something happened in the installation, but doesn't say what.

Brian
Yogeeraj_1
Honored Contributor

Re: oracle install error

hi,
Please look in the $ORACLE_HOME/install/make.log for the exact error message.
If you don't see an error try relinking manually.

cd $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/lib
make -f ins_rdbms.mk install

regards
Yogeeraj
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