I'm preparing to install an application (compiere) that runs off of oracle (10g
I believe) and would like to know if Oracle will run on it. I haven't run it and
as I know it runs on linux, the issue I have will it will run with the latest
kernel as well as the changes with the glibc library and native POSIX threading
changes that took place between rh8 and rh9 affected many applications.
It's my first Oracle install.
Any feedback is appreciated.
After getting so many reply from my last post, I finally understand why
the post aroused so much agitation.
1. It seems for some people, 'FC3 sucks' is the same as '*Linux* sucks'.
But I am very sorry, I did not mean that. I just meant FC3 sucks or FC3
sucks because it is worse than FC1 based on my personal experience.
2. Some young guys (mostly students) or even not-so-young guys (what the
hell who are they?) like the feel of calling somebody *troll*, and so
they seize every possible chance to show off their *skills* at name
calling. That's a dark side I already know about Linux communitiy. But,
please note I am not saying the *whole* Linux community is bad, I mean a
small part of it.
Okay, let me elaborate why I think FC3 sucks or FC3 is worse than FC1.
Note that I did not have experience with FC2.
1. Installation. Well, what can I say? It is not worse, but it not any
bettern than FC1. Components selection is still very difficult.
2. FC3 could not start into X in Virtual PC. It spews out tons of error
messages complaining something that actually should not have caused its
failure. So I have to download a temporary patch from
http://vpc.visualwin.com/. See page
3. After several times of kernel updating (at least 3), I finally can
boot into X from the so called official kernel provided by FC3.
4. It is hopelessly slower than FC1! I could run FC1 with only 128mb
memory and don't feel much sluggishness. I now run FC3 with 164mb
memory, but it is visibly slower than FC1! Application startup time is
5. I am a newbie on Linux, but I already find a few bugs. For example,
in gnome-termial, if I set DEL to ASCII DEL in the profile settings, it
actualy acts like BACKSPACE. This bug may be specific only to gnome, but
since it's bundled with FC3, so I attribute the problem to FC3. It's
6. I have not acurate data to prove this, but I feel the system boot up
time is longer than FC1.
7. This is a minor problem - I only installed kernel+gnome, no KDE. Yet
it takes up more than 2gb space. What the hell? A normal Windows 2000
installation usually takes only 1.5gb even with all components selected.
I forgot how much was FC1, but FC3 apparently is not doing better or
8. I may think of others that attribute to this 'FC3 sucks' topic.
Final words - I am not negating Linux. Actually I think Linux and Open
Source has a very good future. That's why I am catching the new waves here.
I've done a bit of searching and haven't really found anything to help me
with this problem...
The laptop has fc2 running now, but not very well - i just installed it 'out
of the box' with no tweaks. I now want to put fc3 on with whatever tweaks
people can suggest.
But, I can see there are tweaks around, I've noticed stuff about using a
different x-windows thingy(?) and other bits and pieces.
The laptop should be able to browse without bells and whistles, connect to my
other fc3 box, run OpenOffice or Abiword. That's about it really.
So, where do I start in getting it to run well on the old thing?
I'm very curious (and not entirely pleased) by how different /etc/fstab
is in Fedora when compared to almost any other Linux distro I've used.
For example, the following is a fairly complex /etc/fstab from an old
version of SuSE:
# Device Mountpoint FStype Options Dump fsckorder#
/dev/hda1 none swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hda2 / ext2 defaults 1 1
/dev/hda3 /boot ext2 defaults 2 2
/dev/hda5 /home ext2 defaults 2 2
/dev/hda6 /tmp ext2 defaults 2 2
/dev/hda7 /usr ext2 defaults 2 2
/dev/hda8 /var ext2 defaults 2 2
/dev/hdc /cdrom cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
/dev/hdd /cdrom1 cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0
Now compare that to my current FC3 installation:
# This file is edited by fstab-sync - see 'man fstab-sync' for details
LABEL=/1 / ext3 defaults
none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620
none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults
none /proc proc defaults
none /sys sysfs defaults
LABEL=SWAP-hda2 swap swap defaults
/dev/hdd /media/cdrecorder auto
pamconsole,ro,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
/dev/hdc /media/cdrecorder2 auto
pamconsole,ro,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
What's confusing to me here is that, in Fedora, I can't figure out which
partition is mounted where. Is my / partition /dev/hda3, or /dev/hda5,
or ??? Ditto for swap, or any other partition. If I wanted to make
some change in the partition table (for example, adding a /home
partition) I have no idea how I could get /etc/fstab to recognize it.
I've tried making some sense out of fstab-sync, but so far it's pretty
opague. Where does Fedora store the partition information? Anybody know
some links that can explain this messy filesystem table?
Thanks in advance,
Can someone pls tell / teach me how to setup my broadband connection
using GNOME ( Fedora Core 3 ) because i can't seem to get it to work
by just configuring it with GNOME's built-in internet connection
wizard.... btw i'm a newbie with Linux/Fedora. Thanks a milion.
As I already pointed out in another thread, I really think the Linux
JVM provided by Sun (even the latest 1.5.0) needs serious
improvements... Whether it be applications such as Azureus (Bit Torrent
client), LimeWire (p2p client), or web applets embeded in webpages,
whenever Java loads in Linux, it is such a system hog!! I've seen it use
as much memory as 400 Mb (according to top and ps) for an application
that in itself should not use more than a couple tens of megs, like a
p2p client... the problem is not the program which runs on top of Java,
that usually is under expected memory ranges, but the Java process
itself is the one that uses the most memory, plus it will begin to leak
sometimes... Looks as if the Linux JVM had zero garbage collection.
Sun should really take care of thier JVM if they want to make Java
succeed in *nix. Even their won JVM has many troubles running on their
Solaris platform... So this is more a *nix in general issue than just
I find that my volume settings are not saved in FC2. I have to turn up the
volume every time I log in. Examining the volume control settings, it looks
like that all settings are saved, except for the "PCM" setting.
Who do I file this bug against?
I upgraded my T41 with the latest kernel this morning. It crashes during
startup when it tries to start X without any error messages.
Ctrl-Alt-F1 gets me nowhere. I also have not disabled Ctrl-ALT-Del for
these situations but it's not reactling either. The machine can not
bepinged' from another machine either.
I'm back on build 724 and most things work, Firefox still crashes from
time to time and X still terminates without warning every now and then.
So far, I have not been able to establish a pattern.
VMWare seems to make the kernel panic on occasion (Panic message doesn't
appear on the X11 screen but the caps-lock LED starts flashing,
indicating a panic).
I already have lm_sensors disabled.
Any ideas to make the T41 more stable will be greatly appreciated.
Don't ask me nothin' about nothin' - I might just tell you the
Need my fix ;-)
I'm trying to install vegastrike either by CVS or the provided rpm file.
Either way I seem to be missing OpenAL. I know what it is, I just can't
seem to find it to install it. Has someone gotten Vegastrike to install
on Fedora Core 3? If so, could you please provide some insight as I seem
to have run out of ideas.