Since release 198, udev requires support for the following features in
the running kernel:
- inotify(2) (CONFIG_INOTIFY_USER)
- signalfd(2) (CONFIG_SIGNALFD)
- open_by_handle_at(2) (CONFIG_FHANDLE)
- timerfd_create(2) (CONFIG_TIMERFD)
- epoll_create(2) (CONFIG_EPOLL)
Since release 176, udev requires support for the following features in
the running kernel:
- devtmpfs (CONFIG_DEVTMPFS)
Please upgrade your (more...)
There was no message in the logfiles and even worse the resume does not work at all...
The configuration for the suspend was in here:
/etc/systemd/logind.conf:After changing the lines "HandleLidSwitch" and "HandleSuspendKey" to ignore (more...)
No more internet access - so i had to use a good old LAN cable ;-)
The fix was very easy:
apt-get install firmware-ipw22x00and the wireless network is up again...
apt-get dist-upgraderan into the following problem:
insserv: warning: script 'K01hotplug-net' missing LSB tags and overrides
insserv: warning: script 'K01x2goserver' missing LSB tags and overrides
insserv: warning: script 'K01oracle-xe' missing LSB tags and overrides
insserv: warning: script 'S85vpnagentd_init' missing LSB tags and overrides
insserv: warning: script 'S02vpnclient_init' missing LSB tags and overrides
insserv: warning: script 'S15initrd-tools.sh' missing (more...)
I recently had an issue where a database with 240GB SGA (1 huge shared memory segment) configured with hugepages on a system with 512G RAM was suddenly becoming instable and new logons were denied with these error message:
ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27123: unable to attach to shared memory segment
Linux-x86_64 Error: 22: Invalid argument
Additional information: 2667
Additional information: 1736718
Additional information: 215016800256
This was strange because ipcs -a showed all shared memory segments (more...)
This shows you how to install the
cx_Oracle library for Python 2.7 on Fedora Linux. If Fedora has it on the server you can download it with the following yum command:
yum install -y cx_Oracle-5.2.1-11g-py27-1.x86_64.rpm
Currently, you’ll get the following failure because it’s not available in the Fedora repository:
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit mysql-connectors-community | 2.5 kB 00:00:00 mysql-tools-community | 2.5 kB 00:00:00 mysql56-community | 2.5 (more...)
The instance that I’ve built for my students in a Fedora VM is quite stable except for one feature. The feature is the hibernation process of the base operating system. Sometimes when the base operating system hibernates, it causes the Oracle shared memory segment to fail. When that happens you get the following error:
ERROR: ORA-01034: ORACLE not available ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory Process (more...)
My personal favorite is Oracle Express Edition (XE), the free version of the world's best relational database.
Here's what's great about it:
The DPK scripts are simply amazing. I enjoy the flexibility of the new DPK system. I will confess, creating an HCM demo environment with DPK is not as easy as the prior PUM image method, but it is pretty close. As I prepared for OpenWorld 2016, I thought I would download the latest HCM DPK (update 18) and build out a new demo server on my MacBook. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to use the standard (more...)
Microsoft SQL Server under Linux - Preview ... many of you (specially the Oracle Guys) might think now "WHAT ????", but its really true.
Some months ago Microsoft announced that they will release a SQL Server Version for Linux and I was lucky to get into the Preview Program.
The installation of the SQL Server under Linux (currently supported under Ubuntu 16 (more...)
Virtual Development Server: Provide Docker images in docker registry for Oracle XE Database and others
For later creation of containers as needed in the deployment process we have first to build docker images whenever we do not find suitable one in docker hub.
For most of my development I need a oracle database. On the internet you can find a lot of Dockerfile’s for this, but no ready image. This is because for running a database you have to accept a license and this happens when you download the installation (more...)
So I thought, let's do it from an Oracle Linux 7 VM, as root. But it turns out that Oracle linux did not support NTFS by default.
But with the trick in this link I managed to (more...)
I’ve been playing a bit lately with Oracle VM on a few different platforms (ODA, Exalytics, Private Cloud Appliance) and was tasked with creating a good Oracle VM template image for Oracle Linux 7. Oracle makes templates available on eDelivery (https://edelivery.oracle.com) that present you with VM configuration questions on first boot, but those VM templates have a few limitations that make them hard to use:
- The templates have a minimal Linux installation, and are (more...)
Virtual Development Server: Add swapfile to VirtualBox as requirement for installing Oracle or build Oracle docker images
As I want later build Oracle docker images, some of this need a swapfile.
Per default my used Vagrantbox, does not have one, so later steps will fail.
As in the last blog I use a Vagrant shell provider.
... # add swapfile to the box config.vm.provision :shell, :path => "add_swap.sh" ...
This calls the script add_swap.sh in the created VirtualBox machine.
Make sure, that you create your swapfile on a supported (more...)
Virtual Development Server: Add enough ram and disk space to VirtualBox for further server components
As I want later build docker images and run docker containers I have to provide enough disk space for this.
Per default the Vagrantboxes have vmdk disks, these have a static size and are to small for my purposes.
Therefore I convert the disk, which comes with the box, via Vagrant VirtualBox provider from vmdk to vdi, so that it allocate only the used disk space in the host system.
Additional I add a second (more...)
While preparing for a virtualized Exalytics upgrade, I was testing the various connection methods that would be needed. Last on the list was to validate that I could connect to the ILOM’s web interface, launch the java console, and mount an ISO file from my laptop to the machine. This is necessary because the Oracle VM server upgrade for a virtualized Exalytics requires you to boot from a specific ISO file in order to patch (more...)
For this (more...)
Previous work and motivations
Tools for dynamic tracing are very useful for troubleshooting and internals investigations of Oracle workloads. Dynamic tracing probes on the OS/kernel, can be used to measure the details for I/O latency for example. Moreover probes on the Oracle (more...)