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Hi experts,
1) I had removed oracle9i form the sunOS , and again i try to install oracle8i in the same sunOS.

2) I m trying to install oracle8i release 3 (8.1.7) for solaris intel. But while running ./runInstaller i getting following error.
./runInstaller: syntax error at line 1: `(' unexpected.

My OS is ------SunOS ,Sun-Blade-100
My Oracle ----oracle8i release 3 (8.1.7)
I dont have no idea about above error!

HELP ME PLS

THANKS IN ADVANCE.
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by:Eikroman
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I'm sorry for the question but,

Are you using the right installer?

I support Sun-Blade-100 is SPARC? 32 bit or 64?
Oracle version has appropriate version? (32 or 64 bit for Solaris)?
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by:Eikroman
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oh.. I mean I suppose it's SPARC not support
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by:peter991
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Could it be a Windows to Unix copy issue?
Did you copy the files tar:ed/zip:ed?
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by:omarfarid
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which shell are you using? Have you gone through the preinstallation requirements?
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by:sivakumar_experts
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hi all

$ isainfo -v
64-bit sparcv9 applications
32-bit sparc applications

the os running on 64 bit.

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by:sivakumar_experts
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Hi all ,

My Qustion is:
I can install 32-bit oracle on 64-bit platform.

My Oracle version was Oracle8i release 3 (8.1.7)
My OS is ------SunOS ,Sun-Blade-100


if i try to run ./runInstaller ... i m getting an error.
./runInstaller: syntax error at line 1: `(' unexpected

what will be the cause ! what need to be check ! what steps to take!

thanks
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by:sivakumar_experts
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Hi,

Any one to help!
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peter991 earned 225 total points
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Hi!
Sure you can install a 32-bit Oracle on 64-bit plattform.
Have you done what omarfarid suggested?
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by:sivakumar_experts
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hi peter,

YES i have followed..
i m runing on /bin/sh ----sheel.

YES i went all preinstallation req:
1) i created oracle user as oracle8i and group as DBA
2)Edited .profile file
3) setted kernal parameters

thanks


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by:peter991
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Make sure that you use the correct distribution set for your platform.

Please paste a "uname -a" and the compleate filename of the distribution you've downloaded.

Regards.
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by:sivakumar_experts
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Hi peter,
For u r info:
tow month back same cd (oracle8i on sunsolaris for internl) on same platform ( SunOS kaveri 5.8 Generic_108528-11 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-100) i have installed oracle 8i................ after that i tryed to instal ORACLE 9I on same platform ... 9i was slow ( i removed it), then i shifted to install oracle 8i ...... while run ./runInstaller i got the following  error..../runInstaller: syntax error at line 1: `(' unexpected


thenks
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by:sivakumar_experts
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$ uname -a
SunOS kaveri 5.8 Generic_108528-11 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-100

*************************************************
CD :ORACLE8I ENTERPRISE EDITION  Release 3 (8.1.7) for solaris interl
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by:peter991
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Is there a typo in "interl" ?
If it says intel you got the wrong dist.
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by:sivakumar_experts
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Hi peter

I have one more server 192.168.10.03:
$ uname -a
SunOS kesdeeora 5.8 Generic_108529-11 i86pc i386 i86pc
Just now i ran ./runInstaller its working fine.

But not in 10.12?
$ uname -a
SunOS kaveri 5.8 Generic_108528-11 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-100

NOW WAT TO DO ?
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by:peter991
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Then you have the wrong dist for "kaveri".
kaveri is sparc and kesdeeora is i386.

Regards.
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by:sivakumar_experts
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hi peter ,
How can i determine which  platform for which  Oracle should be?
Tel me the steps to determine ?

thanks
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by:peter991
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SunOS kaveri 5.8 Generic_108528-11 sun4u ->>sparc<<- SUNW,Sun-Blade-100

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparc


SunOS kesdeeora 5.8 Generic_108529-11 ->>i86pc i386 i86pc<<-

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86

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by:vishal68
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Hi

As peter has mentioned. You have wrong distribution. Solaris comes on two hardware platforms. One is SPARC and other is Intel. Similarly, Oracle for Solaris is different for Intel and Sparc. You need the Oracle distribution which says Oracle for Solaris Sparc

HTH
Vishal
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by:sivakumar_experts
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Hi vishal sir ,

Can u Tel me !  
Before installing
How do i check (in command line) whethere the distribution is correct one or wrong one... And basic norms.
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by:vishal68
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Normally the CD 1 will have a file welcome.html. This file will tell you which distribution you have e.g

Oracle 10g for Solaris Sparc

HTH
Vishal
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