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while run ./runInstaller i unable to connect X11

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Hi experts.
Good morning!
MY OS sunsolaris sparc
My Database oracle8i

Question:
I m try to Install oracle8i database on sunsolaris sparc mechine, i have completed pre-installation process, But when trying to run ./runInstaller the following error i getting. Pls help me .

The error:
$ Initializing Java Virtual Machine from /tmp/OraInstall/jre/bin/jre. Please wait...
java.lang.InternalError: Can't connect to X11 window server using ''who -m | cut -f2 -d'('| cut -f1 -d')'':0.0' as the value of the DISPLAY variable.
        at sun.awt.motif.MToolkit.<init>(Compiled Code)
        at java.awt.Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit(Compiled Code)
        at oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifm.OiifmSplashScreen.getImage(Compiled Code
)
        at oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifm.OiifmSplashScreen.<init>(Compiled Code)
        at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstaller.main(Compiled Code)

thanks
siva
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If you are at the console, you can manually set the DISPLAY variable:
DISPLAY=`hostname`:0.0
export  DISPLAY
then run the script.
IF you are remote login, you need to make sure your local machine has X server install and it is running on the background.
and set:
DISPLAY="Local-IP":0.0
export DISPLAY
You can also for setup X forwarding for ssh to do the job.
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by:Maddy
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hi yuzh sir :

YAP i got it ... sir i need permanent solution for this.

Thanks lots

siva.
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What type of  "permanent solution " do you need?
How often do you need to run the installer.
You can also write a script to set the DISPLAY and run the installer.
eg:
#!/bin/ksh
export DISPLAY=`who am i | awk '{print $6}' | tr -d "()"`:0.0
/path-to/ runInstaller
exit
# End of script
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sir thanks lots.
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