April Nine wrote:

> Hi,


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> What I'm looking for (minimums):
>
> cpu: 1.5ghz
> ram: 500m
> disk: 40gb
> network card
> 56k modem card
> weight: under 10lbs
> os: redhat 8 or 9
> hardware: reliable
> vendor: honest
> price: competitive
>
> I'll be using the laptop to run Oracle and Java.
> I assume redhat 8 and 9 both run Oracle 9.2?


Should be fine: I've installed 9.0.1 on a redhat 7.2

> It appears that all I need to worry about are:
> kernel 2.4.7, and glibc 2.2.2.
> I wonder if redhat 8 and 9 contain these?


Yes, upgrading the kernel may be necessary (read all the pre-install
notes from oracle).
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