SAS on FC5
Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Thu May 11 00:48:21 UTC 2006
Yuandan Zhang wrote:
> Hi, Has anyone sucessfully installed SAS 8.1 or SAS 9.1 on FC5? I have
> difficulty to install SAS 8.1.
> The company support said
> "I have checked our system requirements for Linux and unfortunately your
> operating system is not compatible with SAS.
That just about sums it up, doesn't it?
> Software Requirements
> Operating System
> Red Hat Linux 7.1
> Important: Most other distributions of Linux will not work.
> SAS relies on the following operating system components:
> ?? Linux kernel 2.4.x
FC5 is a 2.6 kernel.
> ?? GNU libc 2.2.x (with LDT threads)
Standard is now POSIX treads I believe...
> Installations that include different levels of the kernel and libc may
> be compatible with SAS software,
> but they have not been tested. "
Anyway, you can try one thing:
First, make sure you that you have all that compatibility packages
installed. Next, prior to trying to run SAS do an
Good luck. You're going to need it. :-)
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