oracle on freeBSD

Daniel Gerzo danger at
Wed Jan 4 13:33:51 PST 2006

Hello eoghan,

Wednesday, January 4, 2006, 10:16:40 PM, you wrote:

> 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 outdated now, though there are some people reporting it's still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.

that would be really nice, i wish you luck ;)

>>> 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

 Daniel                            mailto:danger at

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