RE: Reinstall OS completely without reinstalling Oracle

  • From: "Walker, Jed S" <Jed_Walker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ORACLE-L <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:07:15 +0000

Thank you to everyone for your input. We've decided to play it safe and 
reinstall the OS from scratch and do everything again. The nice thing is we 
were able to get a rhel5.6 build that has been built by another team and 
validated for 11g so it has a lot of the steps already done.

-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of Pavel
Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 8:17 AM
To: adar666@xxxxxxxxxxxx; ORACLE-L
Subject: Re: Reinstall OS completely without reinstalling Oracle

I think, relink help you.

2011/10/26 Yechiel Adar <adar666@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

> I think you will need to reinstall oracle, as oracle put files in 
> system folders.
> In your case, I would have gone with upgrade.
> Yechiel Adar
> Israel
> On 22/10/2011 21:23, Walker, Jed S wrote:
> > Does anyone know if it is possible to reinstall the OS from scratch
> without touching /var/oracle so we don't have to reinstall Oracle? I'm 
> thinking /etc/oratab can be save/restored or recreated, but I think 
> the big problem would be that init scripts and so forth would be 
> removed by the fresh install.
> --



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