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Re: XFS + Oracle Install

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS + Oracle Install
From: Tom Carroll <tcarroll@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 01:50:52 -0400
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <3AFDD8EE.4D54AFF9@sgi.com>; from sandeen@sgi.com on Sat, May 12, 2001 at 07:44:30PM -0500
References: <20010511170738.B24494@chimesnet.com> <3AFDD8EE.4D54AFF9@sgi.com>
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Hey Eric,

I can't tell you much more about the problem.  There are no mentions of errors
within the syslog and the only evidence of a problem are the missing files.

Here's a snapshot of the system:

carroll@developer2:/proc > cat meminfo
        total:    used:    free:  shared: buffers:  cached:
                Mem:  1054019584 893939712 160079872        0 73134080 607117312
                Swap: 2147467264        0 2147467264
                MemTotal:      1029316 kB
                MemFree:        156328 kB
                MemShared:           0 kB
                Buffers:         71420 kB
                Cached:         592888 kB
                Active:           7200 kB
                Inact_dirty:    575784 kB
                Inact_clean:     81324 kB
                Inact_target:       12 kB
                HighTotal:      131072 kB
                HighFree:        21560 kB
                LowTotal:       898244 kB
                LowFree:        134768 kB
                SwapTotal:     2097136 kB
                SwapFree:      2097136 kB

carroll@developer2:/proc > cat partitions
major minor  #blocks  name

   3     0   60051600 hda
   3     1      56196 hda1
   3     2    1052257 hda2
   3     3   58942485 hda3
  58     0    2097152 lvma
  58     1    4194304 lvmb
  58     2   12582912 lvmc
  58     3    8388608 lvmd
  58     4    2097152 lvme

tcarroll@developer2:/proc > cat version
Linux version 2.4.4-xfs (root@developer2) (gcc version 2.95.2 19991024 (release)
) #2 SMP Fri May 11 05:48:18 EDT 2001

tcarroll@developer2:/proc > cat cpuinfo
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 8
model name      : Pentium III (Coppermine)
stepping        : 6
cpu MHz         : 747.543
cache size      : 256 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 2
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov
pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse
bogomips        : 1490.94

processor       : 1
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 8
model name      : Pentium III (Coppermine)
stepping        : 6
cpu MHz         : 747.543
cache size      : 256 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 3
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov
pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse
bogomips        : 1494.22

tcarroll@developer2:/proc > cat mounts
/dev/root / ext2 rw 0 0
proc /proc proc rw 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts rw 0 0
/dev/vol0/usr /usr xfs rw 0 0
/dev/vol0/var /var xfs rw 0 0
/dev/hda1 /boot ext2 rw 0 0
/dev/vol0/home /home xfs rw 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs rw 0 0
/dev/vol0/oracle /oracle xfs rw 0 0

On Sat, May 12, 2001 at 07:44:30PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Tom Carroll wrote:
> 
> > When using the oracle(81701) install on a xfs filesystem, the install fails
> > as it attempts to read/write state files. 
> 
> ...
> 
> > info from installActions.log
> > 
> > Unable to read /oracle/oraInventory/Contents/CompsList0.ser. Some inventory 
> > information may be lost.
> > Unable to read /oracle/oraInventory/Contents/PatchesList0.ser. Some 
> > inventory information may be lost.
> 
> Hi Tom - We'll probably need a little more info on that one... "Unable
> to read" is a little vague!  Are there any other error messages in the
> system logs?
> 
> I can see if anyone in Mtn. View or Eagan has Oracle to test this with -
> I don't have it here.
> 
> -Eric
> 
> -- 
> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.
> 

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