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8.1 Supported Configurations: Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 on x86

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Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 on x86 with 8.1 SP6

Provides full support for WebLogic Server and run-time support for WebLogic Workshop, WebLogic Integration, and WebLogic Portal. See below for Design and Development Tools support.


This section provides the following information:

Related Information


Configuration Requirements

Table 1-1 Requirements for 8.1 SP6 on Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 on x86 

Operating System Version and Patches

Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 9 SP2 with Kernel 2.6.5-7.191-smp with glibc-2.3.3-98.47 and later SUSE service packs and errata

Chip Architecture and Minimum Processor Speed

Xeon, Pentium II or higher, x86, and compatible chip architectures (2.5 GHz)


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

Design and Development Tools

WebLogic Server development tools are supported.


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

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.


WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP6 Installation Instructions

To install WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP6 on Suse Linux Enterprise Server:

  1. Go to the BEA download site: http://commerce.bea.comand download the appropriate package installer:
  2. Install WebLogic Platform or WebLogic Server following the instructions provided in the Starting Graphical-Mode Installation for .bin Installation Files section of Installing WebLogic Platform.
  3. For more information on installing WebLogic Platform or WebLogic Server, refer to Installing WebLogic Platform.

For more information about known issues with any components of this release, see the appropriate Release Notes document. For a complete list of Release Notes supporting WebLogic Platform 8.1, see:


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