RE: Re[2]: Will 10g install on any Linux???

Thanks Jeff.

On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 06:17, Jeff Herrick wrote:
> The reason for this is that all service processes inherit
> the evironment from SERVICES.EXE the Service Control Manager.
> Since this process only reads its environment once at boot time,
> changes to the environment are only seen by _services_ after a reboot.
> 
> But I think the answer to the initial reboot issue is the mass
> of DLL's that MS needs to change. Oracle brings all of their
> own 'new' DLL's whilst MS needs to change a bunch that belong to
> the base O/S (e.g. OLE, MFC, MDAC)....and they might be loaded.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Jeff Herrick
> 
> On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Jared Still wrote:
> 
> > I suspect that the mandatory reboot has more to do
> > with changes to the environment than the registry.
> >
> > A change to the registry should not require a reboot.
> >
> > Adding a service however may require a reboot, as I
> > the believe that they run in the environment created
> > at boot time.
> >
> > I could be wrong about this, but experience seems to
> > confirm it for me.
> >
> > Jared
> >
> > On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 05:34, Hemant K Chitale wrote:
> > > Because MS has made it a habit to require a reboot !
> > > I guess their installers always update the "internals" of the [icky/dicey]
> > > Registry
> > > while "foreign" products only touch the public portions of the Registry
> > >
> > > Hemant
> > > At 10:59 AM 03-02-04 -0500, you wrote:
> > > >No reboots needed when installing Oracle on Windows.
> > > >
> > > >Actually, this always puzzled me, that you have to reboot when
> > > >installing MSSQL (kind of "native" product) on Windows, and you don't
> > > >have to do this when installing Oracle ("foreign" product) on Windows.
> > > >
> > > >Igor Neyman, OCP DBA
> > > >ineyman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >-----Original Message-----
> > > >From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jonathan Gennick
> > > >Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 10:16 AM
> > > >To: Pete Finnigan
> > > >Subject: Re[2]: Will 10g install on any Linux???
> > > >
> > > >Tuesday, February 3, 2004, 8:33:18 AM, Pete Finnigan
> > > >(oracle_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > > >PF> Check out Howard Rogers $5000 prize for anyone who will write a new
> > > >PF> installer for Oracle on linux that installs just like windows
> > > >
> > > >You mean complete with multiple reboots? <grin>
> > > >
> > > >Best regards,
> > > >
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