Description of problem:
SuSE Linux provides an the
as a way to properly and easily startup up Oracle once you have installed in on
there Enterprise product. RedHat should make a similar RPM avaliable for users
of RHAS. A version of this RPM modified to work for RedHAt is avaliable at:
http://www.rst-consult.com/database/oraclerun9i.rpm and http://www.rst-
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Without it getting Oracle to startup, even after a succesful install can be a
With Oracle and Red Hat's partnerships and the purchase of RHAS, I expect as
simplified and install as possible. A simple RPM like this makes life much
easier when installing one or multiple systems.
It would be really nice to see this avaliable either on the CDROM or via
This is something that really should be provided by Oracle with their setup.
This actually might be the original location for the RedHat version of the RPM
as it seems to be a newer version: http://www.gurulabs.com/files/oraclerun9i-
1.4-1.src.rpm or http://www.gurulabs.com/files/oraclerun9i-1.4.tar.gz as
referenced at: http://www.gurulabs.com/oracle-linux.html
That's fine, but there is simply NO REASON not to at least offer it via tech
support for those who might need it, even if it is offical deemed as
unsupported. Oracle has NEVER provided init scripts for any platform and you
all should be much more familiar with the best methods to do it and conform to
your system then they are anyways.