Review the checklist for operating system requirements for Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation.
Table 1-2 Operating System General Checklist for Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle RAC
|Operating system general requirements||
OpenSSH installed manually, if you do not have it installed already as part of a default Linux installation.
Review the system requirements section for a list of minimum package requirements. Use the same operating system kernel and packages on each cluster member node.
Review the system requirements section for a list of minimum package requirements.
|IBM: Linux on System z operating system requirements||The following IBM: Linux on System z kernels are supported:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2: 3.10.0-327.el7.s390x or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6: 2.6.32-504.el6.s390x or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1: 3.12.49-11-default s390x or laterReview the system requirements section for a list of minimum package requirements.
|Oracle Preinstallation RPM for Oracle Linux||
If you use Oracle Linux, then Oracle recommends that you run an Oracle preinstallation RPM for your Linux release to configure your operating system for Oracle Database and Oracle Grid Infrastructure installations.
|Oracle RPM Checker utility for IBM: Linux on System z||
Oracle recommends that you use the Oracle RPM Checker utility to verify that you have the required Red Hat Enterprise Linux or SUSE packages installed on your IBM: Linux on System z operating system before you start the Oracle Database or Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation.
Disable Transparent HugePages
Oracle recommends that you disable Transparent HugePages and use standard HugePages for enhanced performance.