Certification of the Oracle Database on Oracle Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Oracle Announces the Certification of the Oracle Database on Oracle Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Redwood Shores, Calif. – March 22, 2012
News Facts
Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (R2) and Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 1 (R1) are immediately available on Oracle Linux 6 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel.
Oracle Database 11g R2 and Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g R1 will be available on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) and Oracle Linux 6 with the Red Hat Compatible Kernel in 90 days.
Oracle offers direct Linux support to customers running RHEL6, Oracle Linux 6, or a combination of both.
Oracle Linux will continue to maintain compatibility with Red Hat Linux.
Effective immediately, Oracle will provide its Red Hat compatible Linux binaries, updates and errata for free http://public-yum.oracle.com. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.
The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel
The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel is Oracle’s fast, modern, reliable Linux kernel that is optimized for Oracle software and hardware.
Oracle Linux 6 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel is optimized for running Oracle products.
Supporting Quote
“The Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware product availability we are announcing today is the result of stringent certification testing on Oracle Linux 6 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel,” said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president of Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle. “We look forward to completing certification testing with Oracle Linux 6 with the Red Hat Compatible Kernel.”
http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/1563775
Use MOS Note:
Database Client or Database Server Install on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) or Oracle Linux 6 [ID 1350000.1]
You are attempting to install Database Server or Database Client on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) system or Oracle Linux 6 (OL6) system, but it is failing the Prerequisite Checks section.  The failure may indicate problems with OS version, OS packages, OS kernel parameters, or a variety of other similar failures.
At the time this article was last updated (10-Apr-2012), Certify indicates that 64-bit 11gR2 Database for Linux x86-64 is certified with OL6 and RHEL6.  There has been no announcement for 32-bit 11gR2 Database on Linux x86.
Enjoy …
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One Comment on “Certification of the Oracle Database on Oracle Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6”

  1. DSanchez says:

    Thank you Levi, very helpfully

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