Make sure to set the following Oracle environment variables before you execute runInstaller.
As the oracle user, execute the following commands. Make sure to set the LD_ASSUME_KERNEL environment variable for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. Use the "Linuxthreads with floating stacks" implementation instead of NPTL.
export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1 # for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.19 # for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
For the Oracle Environment:
You will need to export
TNS_ADMIN= Set if
tnsnames.ora and other variables are not present in
Set the shell search paths:
You can add these environment settings to the end of the
~oracle/.bash_profile file if you use bash. This will ensure that the environment variables are set permanently when you log in as "
oracle", or when you switch to the user "
oracle" by executing "
su - oracle".