Chapter 11. Configuring and Verifying Linux

This chapter describes the steps required to configure the Linux operating system in preparation for an Oracle 10g RAC installation. The emphasis is placed on an Unbreakable Linux configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 on x86, x86-64, and Itanium architecture systems. Our aim is also not to simply list the configuration changes required, but to explain the reasons for them and their effects, enabling the intelligent optimization of each individual environment.

Unless stated otherwise, each configuration step should be performed by the root user on every node in the cluster. We recommend that you fully install all nodes in the cluster and confirm that the network ...

Get Pro Ora cle Database 10g RAC on Linux Installation, Administration, and Performance now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.