Thinking Out Loud

January 6, 2017

Check Oracle Preinstallation/Validated RPM Logs

Filed under: 11g,12c,linux,oracle — mdinh @ 12:50 am

Quick and dirty note to self.

Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/install.112/e41961/prelinux.htm#CWLIN2928

Check the RPM log file to review the system configuration changes. For example:

Oracle Linux 6:
/var/log/oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall/results/orakernel.log

Oracle Linux 5 and Oracle Linux 4:
/var/log/oracle-validated/results/orakernel.log

Here are the results for 12c with Oracle Linux 6
[root@arrow1 ~]# cd /var/log/oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall/
[root@arrow1 oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]# ls
backup results
[root@arrow1 oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]# ll *
backup:
total 8
drwx——. 2 root root 4096 Apr 26 2014 Apr-26-2014-08-37-17
drwx——. 2 root root 4096 Jun 24 2015 Jun-24-2015-17-20-47

results:
total 4
-rw-r–r–. 1 root root 3322 Jun 24 2015 orakernel.log
[root@arrow1 oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]# cat /etc/system-release
Oracle Linux Server release 6.6
[root@arrow1 oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]#

Here are the results for 12c with Oracle Linux 7
[root@owl ~]# cd /var/log/oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall/
[root@owl oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]# ls
backup results
[root@owl oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]# ll *
backup:
total 0
drwx——. 2 root root 91 Dec 13 00:03 Dec-13-2016-00-03-21

results:
total 4
-rw-r–r–. 1 root root 3584 Dec 13 00:03 orakernel.log
[root@owl oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]# cat /etc/system-release
Oracle Linux Server release 7.3
[root@owl oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall]#

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