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About Installling patches in Solaris9

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Hello,
I need to install Oracle10 in Solaris9, i have installed the the following about requiered patches 112233-11, SunOS 5.9: Kernel Patch
111722-04, SunOS 5.9: Math Library (libm) patch:

showrev -p |grep 111722-04
Patch: 111722-04 Obsoletes: Requires: Incompatibles: Packages: SUNWlibms, SUNWlmsx, SUNWlibm


# showrev -p |grep 112233-11
Patch: 112874-31 Obsoletes: 113165-01, 113475-03, 115480-01 Requires: 112233-11 Incompatibles: Packages: SUNWcsr, SUNWcsl, SUNWcslx, SUNWhea, SUNWarc, SUNWarcx, SUNWcstl, SUNWcstlx, SUNWdpl, SUNWdplx
Patch: 112874-34 Obsoletes: 113165-01, 113475-03, 115480-01 Requires: 112233-11 Incompatibles: Packages: SUNWcsr, SUNWcsl, SUNWcslx, SUNWhea, SUNWarc, SUNWarcx, SUNWcstl, SUNWcstlx, SUNWdpl, SUNWdplx

Do i really have installed the patch 112233-11?, it would be dangerous to install it?, i have ORACLE9 and WEBSPHERE in the same server.

Than you
  • 1. Re: About Installling patches in Solaris9
    403074 Newbie
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    Hello,

    your post lacks your current kernel patch level and the installed release. Maybe you have already installed 112233-12 or even a more recent release of Solaris 9. E.g. Solaris 9 4/04 has the initial kernel patch level 112233-12 or Solaris 9/05 kernel patch level 118558-11.

    Use uname -a and cat /etc/release to obtain the information.

    Michael

    Edited by: MAAL on 21.09.2010 08:03
    Added information regarding initial kernel patch levels.
  • 2. Re: About Installling patches in Solaris9
    807559 Newbie
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    Hello,
    Thanks for your answer, the output is:

    # more /etc/release
    Solaris 9 9/05 s9s_u8wos_05 SPARC
    Copyright 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    Use is subject to license terms.
    Assembled 04 August 2005


    SunOS esrciwasd01 5.9 Generic_118558-33 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V490

    Pablo
  • 3. Re: About Installling patches in Solaris9
    403074 Newbie
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    Hello Pablo,

    118558-33 was obsoleted by 118558-39 on 11 Jan 2007. I would recommend to visit the [*Oracle forums*|http://forums.oracle.com/forums/main.jspa] and/or the contract-customer-only patch forum (this is a [*link*|http://blogs.sun.com/patch/entry/patch_forums_now_available_for] to an blog entry describing a procedure to access this "private" forum).

    I don't know if it's save to apply the latest Solaris 9 patch cluster. You can use updatemanager or PCA to install missing patches.

    [*BigAdmin Feature Article: Patch Management Best Practices*|http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/features/articles/patch_management.jsp]

    [*BigAdmin Description - PCA - Patch Check Advanced*|http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/jsp/descFile.jsp?url=descAll/pca__patch_check_ad]

    Michael