Installing Oracle on Solaris 8

Here are some modifications to /etc/system that you might need if you want to install OAS on S8.

* For OAS
set msgsys:msginfo_msgmax=32768
set msgsys:msginfo_msgmnb=65535
set msgsys:msginfo_msgmni=1024
set msgsys:msginfo_msgtql=1024

set semsys:seminfo_semmni=2000
set semsys:seminfo_semmnu=2000
set semsys:seminfo_semmns=2000
set semsys:seminfo_semmsl=256
set semsys:seminfo_semopm=250
set semsys:seminfo_semume=300
set semsys:seminfo_semvmx=32767
set semsys:seminfo_semaem=16384

set shmsys:shminfo_shmmax=4294967295
set shmsys:shminfo_shmmin=1
set shmsys:shminfo_shmmni=512
set shmsys:shminfo_shmseg=35

Don’t ask me what they all mean but it’s what I do 😉