Oracle 10g on FreeBSD

Michael Vince mv at
Fri Apr 27 07:55:09 UTC 2007

Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Michael Vince <mv at> (from Fri, 27 Apr 2007 
> 13:11:07 +1000):
>> I have been contemplating buying a high end server and running a lot of
>> stuff on it in jails including Oracle 10g under linux emu.
>> I would be using Amd64 as the server would have 8gigs of ram or more.
> You will not be able to use this much of RAM in linux programs. Only 
> 32bit linux programs run on amd64 so far.
The idea behind using Amd64 FreeBSD is just to be able to use a lot of 
ram for the other regular jails etc.
The Linux Oracle would be the 32bit version, Oracle unlike MySQL appears 
to slice it self up into a lot of smaller sized processes a lot like 
Do you think I would have any issues using it this way?


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