diskzc1(german S.u.S.E. distribution based on Slackware). You must recompile this, if you built a new kernel.
Main problems were:
as... for SCO systems and use them instead. This should be possible, but I had the chance to use the
# login as root # make shure, iBCS2 is running, it is a loadable module insmod /boot/iBCS # add a group 'dba' # add a user 'oracle7' belonging to group 'dba' # mount CD mkdir /cdrom chmod 777 /cdrom mount -t iso9660 -o ro /dev/cdrom /cdrom # make executable executable cd /cdrom/orainst cp cd_link /usr/local/bin chmod 555 /usr/local/bin/cd_link # set environment and create directories export ORACLE_HOME=/usr/local/oracle7 export ORACLE_SID=test export ORACLE_TERM=vt100 export ORACLE_DOC=$ORACLE_HOME/oracle_doc mkdir $ORACLE_HOME mkdir $ORACLE_HOME/bin mkdir $ORACLE_DOC # later required in installer mkdir $ORACLE_HOME/stage # required by 'start.sh' # start installation bash start.sh # enter '/usr/local/oracle7/stage' as your oracle_link directory # ... oracle makes links to whole cd and copies orainst/ dir chown -R oracle7.dba $ORACLE_HOME cd $ORACLE_HOME/stage/orainst # make binaries executable chmod 755 b10run b10runm cd_link oiuncomp opendev orainst.cm # make scripts executable chmod 755 crrtsh.sh oitape oradoc oradocm orafiles orainst rootpre.sh rthd.sh start.sh # make GNU 'make' available for ORACLE # we don't need to compile the GNU make, delivered with the ORACLE # software, as Linux has one by default ln -s /usr/bin/make $ORACLE_HOME/bin/make # create a dummy /usr/lbin dir ln -s /usr/local/bin /usr/lbin # install SCO utilities required for 'orainst' cd $ORACLE_HOME mkdir SCO cd SCO mkdir bin mkdir lib cd bin cp ???/idar . # archiver cp ???/idas . # assembler cp ???/idld . # linker cd ../lib cp ???/idcomp . # compiler cp ???/idcpp . # preprocessor cd .. chmod -R a+x * # link them to where orainst expects them cd /bin ln -s /usr/local/oracle7/SCO/bin/idar ln -s /usr/local/oracle7/SCO/bin/idas ln -s /usr/local/oracle7/SCO/bin/idld cd /lib ln -s /usr/local/oracle7/SCO/lib/idcomp ln -s /usr/local/oracle7/SCO/lib/idcpp # install the installer cd $ORACLE_HOME mkdir newoi cp stage/orainst/* newoi chown -R oracle7.dba newoi cd newoi orainst # answer all questions, ignore hint to run 'rootpre.sh' for now, # select 'Install/Upgrade/Patch Software Only', # then 'Install from Permanent Staging Area' and select # $ORACLE_HOME/stage as the permanent staging area, # select only the installer to install. When done, exit the # installer in newoi with C-x. cd $ORACLE_HOME/orainst # Look into $ORACLE_HOME/orainst/install.log for any errors. # Move 'install.log' anywhere. # Some files here have now root owner and are later used by oracle7, so chown oracle7.dba * # remove temporary directory cd $ORACLE_HOME rm -r newoi cd orainst # prepare some files; do not install SCO icons, no floppy install rootpre.sh # correct permission problems of ORACLE CD rm $ORACLE_HOME/stage/rdbms/install/dbsup.sh cp /cdrom/rdbms/install/dbsup.sh $ORACLE_HOME/stage/rdbms/install/dbsup.sh chmod 755 $ORACLE_HOME/stage/rdbms/install/dbsup.sh chown oracle7.dba $ORACLE_HOME/stage/rdbms/install/dbsup.sh # change header file temporarily cp /usr/include/asm/types.h /usr/include/asm/types.h.ORG # now edit /usr/include/asm/types.h: # comment out this lines: # /*typedef __signed__ char __s8;*/ # /*typedef __signed__ short __s16;*/ # /*typedef __signed__ long __s32;*/ # /*typedef __signed__ long long __s64;*/ # logoff and login as oracle7 export ORACLE_HOME=/usr/local/oracle7 export ORACLE_SID=test export ORACLE_TERM=vt100 export ORACLE_DOC=$ORACLE_HOME/oracle_doc export _ORCA_DEBUG=1 # if you want to see some internals PATH=$ORACLE_HOME/bin:$PATH # $ORACLE_HOME/bin MUST be first cd $ORACLE_HOME/orainst # now install the wanted executables orainst # again select 'Install/Upgrade/Patch Software Only', # then 'Install from Permanent Staging Area' # and then 'ORACLE7 Distributed Database option 7.0.16' # plus 'ORACLE7 Procedural Option (PL/SQL V2) 2.0.' # plus 'ORACLE7 Server (RDBMS) 22.214.171.124.0' # optionally you may select i.e. SQL*Plus, SQL*Net TCP/IP V1 and/or V2 # answer other questions, don't require relinking, # say yes to 'Would you like to install TCP/IP Protocol Adapter (V2)?'. # The installation now should take place without any serious error. # Examine $ORACLE_HOME/orainst/install.log again # (ignore install.log error '/usr/local/oracle7/bin/gennttab: [: # too many arguments') # # Now you are ready to create a database. Leave the installer, # move install.log elsewhere and restart the installer again with orainst # After the initial questions select 'Create New Database Objects', # enter/confirm the System Identifier (ORACLE_SID) and you will # (surprisingly for normal, not ORACLE proven people) again see # the main window with 'available products' and 'installed products'. # Select the point 'ORACLE7 Server (RDBMS) 126.96.36.199.0' and install. # You are asked for some passwords and names/sizes of database # files. Accept them for a first test, and then the creation of the # database is done. You may want to have a second window open # with a 'cd $ORACLE_HOME/orainst; tail -f install.log' to see, # what's going on, but don't be surprised to find about 235 SQL # errors, when the data dictionary is created. The scripts always # do something like: 'drop table ...; create table ...' to be shure, # the table can successfully be created, but the drop gives an error, # because on an initial run the table does not exist. # After the installer tells you about success and leaving the installer, # you may check the log with: grep ORA- install.log|grep -v ORA-00942|grep -v ORA-01432|grep -v ORA-01434 # you then should get this list of SQL errors: ORA-04043: object DBMS_STANDARD does not exist ORA-04043: object PIDL does not exist ORA-04043: object PIDL does not exist ORA-04043: object DIANA does not exist ORA-04043: object DIANA does not exist ORA-04043: object DIUTIL does not exist ORA-04043: object DIUTIL does not exist ORA-04043: object PSTUBT does not exist ORA-04043: object PSTUB does not exist ORA-04043: object SUBPTXT2 does not exist ORA-04043: object SUBPTXT does not exist ORA-04043: object DBMS_SNAPSHOT does not exist ORA-02289: sequence does not exist ORA-04043: object DBMS_LOCK does not exist ORA-04043: object DBMS_PIPE does not exist # I did not check, if this are serious errors until now, because # the statements, that cause this errors are not echoed by the scripts, # but I'm quite sure, they are expected errors of the same sort as above # YOUR DATABASE SHOULD NOW BE UP AND RUNNING! # Check with ps -a # you should see this 5 processes 9363 v02 S 0:00 ora_pmon_test 9364 v02 S 0:00 ora_dbwr_test 9365 v02 S 0:00 ora_lgwr_test 9366 v02 S 0:09 ora_smon_test 9367 v02 S 0:00 ora_reco_test # Check access to the database with: sqldba mode=line SQLDBA> connect system # give in the password, when asked SQLDBA> select * from cat; # you should see about 60 names of tables, views and synonyms. # Try to shut down the database (as user oracle7): SQLDBA> connect internal SQLDBA> shutdown # after a while you should see 3 messages: Database closed. Database dismounted. ORACLE instance shut down. # start it up again: SQLDBA> startup # after a while you should see messages similar to this: ORACLE instance started. Database mounted. Database opened. Total System Global Area 4448020 bytes Fixed Size 40100 bytes Variable Size 3990128 bytes Database Buffers 409600 bytes Redo Buffers 8192 bytes # leave SQLDBA: SQLDBA> exit # as root, run $ORACLE_HOME/orainst/root.sh cd $ORACLE_HOME/orainst export ORACLE_SERVER=T # to get entries in /etc/services root.sh # as root, clean up # change modified system files back to original cp /usr/include/asm/types.h.ORG /usr/include/asm/types.h # remove executables only required for installation rm /usr/local/bin/cd_link cd / rm bin/idar bin/idas bin/idld lib/idcomp lib/idcpp cd $ORACLE_HOME rm -r SCO # If the default sizes of the database are not, what you wanted, # you find 2 scripts in $ORACLE_HOME/dbs: crdbtest.sql crdb2test.sql # Feel free to modify the statements in it, shut down the database, # remove all files in $ORACLE_HOME/dbs named '*test.dbf' and '*test.ctl', # in 'crdb2test.sql' uncomment this lines: # #set termout on # #set echo on # #spool crdb2test.lst # then execute the scripts with SQLDBA SQLDBA> connect internal SQLDBA> @crdbtest.sql SQLDBA> @crdb2test.sql # to get a new database with your sizes created.