Re: Downloading media for RAC vm test environment

I had similar issues, kept trying to download and it kept erroring out.
Seems like it would do better during U.S. working hours - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00
pm CST. At night or on weekends I had lots of the same "Server Error"
issues.

Malcolm Lawrence

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 7:56 AM, Guillermo Alan Bort
<cicciuxdba@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> So... there I was, happily minding my business when my boss decided it was
> time I got something interesting. We are upgrading all the DBs to 11.2.0.2,
> so he gave me the task of setting up the DEV cluster (of course, we migrate
> DEV first, then QA and finally Prod... which is sensible).
>
> Problem: I've never installed an 11.2 RAC! I did install an 11.1 back when
> 11.1.0.6 was released, but I never even applied 11.1.0.7 to it.
>
> So, I say to myself (what a wonderful world!) "I know! I'll crate a VM (on
> my vmware server) and install an 11.2 RAC there... that's smart! that way
> I'll go into the dev installation knowing what I need"
>
> on I go to attempt to download first the Oracle Enterprise Linux. Of
> course, it's not on edelivery... it on edelivery.oracle.com/linux... and I
> had to get there (the first time) from OTN.
>
> Then I start downloading it (using firefox) and dTA fails with "server
> error" normal download results in a 0kb file... so I fire up chrome (still
> better than IE) and get the same... I star IE and get the same... so now I'm
> wondering... does this happen with every media pack? I'm downloading the
> RDBMS software from Metalink, since it's an out of place patch and I need to
> install 11.2.0.2 still... I don't have a linux to install on...
>
> I might end up downloading CentOS... well played oracle... well played...
> Alan.-
>

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