FreeBSD and Oracle

Matthew Emmerton matt at
Sun Mar 30 09:47:28 PST 2003

On Fri, 28 Mar 2003, Adam wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-03-28 at 04:25, Michael Hostbaek wrote:
> > I have a linux box runnning Oracle, I'd like to switch it to FreeBSD.
> > Has anyone successfully run oracle on FreeBSD in a prodution
> > environment?
> >
> > I am using Oracle 8i - it should be possible to run it under FreeBSD
> > with linux emulation, right ?
> It can be an amazing pain getting Oracle to work on FreeBSD .. The only
> way I've ever heard of anyone getting it to work is to install it on a
> Linux box, then copy all the files over to FreeBSD, then use Linux
> emulation to run it .. Even this is a bit too dodgy for me ..
> IMO, better to stick with DB2 or PGSQL on FreeBSD.

DB2 on FreeBSD?  You must be dreaming the same dream I'm having :)

Matt Emmerton

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