RE: what version of linux/kernel/hardware platform are you running for RAC?

  • From: "Bobak, Mark" <Mark.Bobak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "TESTAJ3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <TESTAJ3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 15:34:15 -0400


We're running RAC on Clusterware and ASM on a three-node 
cluster of HP DL-585s.

The OS info is:
$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 6)

$ uname -a
Linux pqrac103 2.6.9-67.0.4.ELsmp #1 SMP Fri Jan 18 05:00:00 EST 2008 x86_64 
x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Finally, according to opatch:
CRS is w/ no interim patches
ASM is w/ patch #6139547
RAC is w/ no interim patches

Also, though you didn't mention it for your targeted config, on the same 
Clusterware and ASM, we are also running 11 RAC:
RAC is w/ no interim patches

Hope that helps,


PS  I know you mentioned 11.1.07 and  The only reason we are on and is cause that's what was available when we built the 
cluster.  It's been quite stable, so, we've not bothered with patching, so far.

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Subject: what version of linux/kernel/hardware platform are you running for RAC?

We're attempting a pilot project for RAC 10g( on 11g 
clusterware( and 11g ASM., all kernel:  2.6.18-128.el5  on hp servers.

We're having fits with kernel panics, kernel bugs, etc.

Who is running this setup successfully and if you don't mind what is your setup?

thanks, joe

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