We have experience numerous problems with high transaction load
databases. The i/o drivers and memory drivers have proven to be
unstable. The largest problem seems to occur with the memory drivers.
Try running a linux database with and SGA over 1GB. We have been able
to duplicate these experiences on Redhat 7.1 - 7.3, running Oracle EE. We have better success running the 2.2 kernel. We plan on
testing Redhat AS 2.1. Otherwise we may stop recommending linux boxes
as oracle database servers.

A particularly bad experience was running a 200+ GB data mart on a linux

If you are running a large production db on oracle/linux, I would really
like to hear about the configuration.



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