Check out the restrictions here. http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/backup.102/b14194/rcmsynta028.h tm#RCMRF126 "Duplication must be done to the same platform as the source datababse." You could create the db, and use RMAN and TTS to convert and move the tablespaces. Ted _____ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dean Paul Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 11:11 AM To: Oracle List Subject: CLONE Hi, I want to migrate database from Sun solaris to Linux. Can I do cloning to migrate data? or cloning doen't work on cross platform. Thanks Paul _____ Get news, entertainment and everything you care about at Live.com. Check <http://www.live.com/getstarted.aspx%20> it out!