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8.1 Supported Configurations: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 AS, ES on X86

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0-5 AS, ES on x86 with WebLogic Server 8.1


Note: Oracle will end support for WebLogic Server running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 in October 2010. This is in accordance with Oracle's 3rd-Party Product Desupport Advisory - Red Hat Enterprise AS/ES 3. Please refer to doc id 437627.1 in for additional details.

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Configuration Requirements

Table 1-1 Requirements for 8.1 SP6 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0-5 AS, ES on x86

Operating System Version and Patches

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0-5 AS, ES Kernel 2.4.21-20 with glibc 2.3.2-95.27 and later updates and errata levels (32-bit)

Note: The i386 version of glibc is not supported; make sure that glibc i686 is installed on your system.

Chip Architecture and Minimum Processor Speed

x86 (400 MHz)


  • BEA JRockit 1.4.2_10 R26.3.0-32_CR283061 and all later 1.4.2 releases of JRockit

  • Azul Virtual Machine and later patches


512 MB required; 1 GB recommended

Performance Pack



Node Manager



BEA jDrivers for Oracle

For this Oracle client version:

The following shared libraries are provided:

Oracle and later patch sets

  • lib/linux/i686/oci920_8/

  • lib/linux/i686/oci920_8/



Known Issues

Known Issues When Using the Azul Virtual Machine

Note: Keep in mind that the BEA WebLogic jDriver has been deprecated in WebLogic Platform 8.1. BEA does not support the use of the WebLogic jDriver with WebLogic Server 8.1 SP6 with the Azul Virtual Machine.

setuid Issue

The setuid functionality does not work with this SDK due to the way the current Linux thread model works. When you use ports lower than 1024, you cannot switch from root to a non-privileged user ID with the setuid function.

Issues Related to Other BEA Products


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