oracle on freeBSD

eoghan freebsd at
Wed Jan 4 13:16:49 PST 2006

On 4 Jan 2006, at 20:09, Daniel Gerzo wrote:

> Hello eoghan,
> Wednesday, January 4, 2006, 7:59:44 PM, you wrote:
>> Hello
>> Im wondering if there is any info on getting oracle running on
>> freeBSD (im using 6.0). I have found this:
> we have a section in handbook about setting up oracle, but it's
> outdated now, though there are some people reporting it's still
> possible to get latest versions of oracle running on FreeBSD.
> check the handbook and try it yourself, you will need to set up a
> linux compatibility for that.

Hi Daniel
Yes I actually got that after i sent it although it appears to be the  
same as the link i sent below.

> also, if you get it running, could you please write some howto, so we
> can update the handbook? (doesn't need to be in sgml markup, we will
> make it by ourselves)

I will have a go with it and the latest release. I was going to wait  
till I upgrade my box. Not sure my system will run it efficiently...
Having said that, I will give it a go over the next few days and let  
you know how it goes.

>> But it seems a little dated. I read oracle doesnt officially support
>> freeBSD and was pointed to a link here of people working with it:
>> I dont speak russian, but is this no longer being continued?
>> Also, by oracle, I mean the database. i realise they have many
>> products...
>> Any info would help...
>> Thanks
>> Eoghan
> -- 
> Best regards,
>  Daniel                            mailto:danger at

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