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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Hi All,

    We are installing oracle 8.1.6 on p-four machine. I can able to successfully installing the same cds for pIII machine. But for pIV the same CDs are not supporting to install.

    I came to know that we have to run a patch for 8.1.6 on piv.

    Please help me in this regard.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2002
    California, USA


    Well known issue with Pentium IV and Oracle 8i.

    The reasons and the fixes are explained in details Here

    Hope that helps,

    OCP DBA 8/8i/9i
    visit our web site: Here

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2000
    Madrid, Spain

    Workaround 1:
    1. Obtain the OUI application (~17.5MBs) under patch number 1507768 in
    a. Click Patches button
    b. Enter 1507768 in the Patch Number field
    c. Click Submit
    d. Download the patch

    2. Unzip the patch.

    3. Unzip the contents to a directory (~20MBs).

    4. Navigate to:

    Rename symcjit.dll to symcjit.dll.old

    5. Invoke the OUI executable from the following directory, and install the
    OUI to your hard disk:

    cd .\cd\Disk1\install\win32\setup.exe6.

    Use/Invoke this installed OUI from Start menu > Programs, to install
    Oracle 8.1.x and related products.

    Workaround 2:
    1. Create a temporary directory on your server.

    2. Copy the entire contents of the Oracle RDBMS Server CD
    to the temporary directory created in step 1.

    3. Search the directory structure created in Step 1 for the existence of
    the filename symcjit.dll.

    4. Rename each copy of the symcjit.dll to symcjit.old.

    5. Run the setup.exe from the \install\win32 directory and install Oracle
    8.1.x and related products.

    Workaround 3:
    If you continue to experience any of the symptoms after performing either of
    the workarounds above, follow these steps:

    1. Copy the contents of the \install directory to a temporary directory on
    your harddisk.

    2. Search for all copies of the 'symcjit.dll' file, and rename them to

    3. Go to the \install directory and open the 'oraparam.ini' file for
    Please note this file is write-protected.

    4. Change the JRE_MEMORY_OPTIONS parameter to

    JRE_MEMORY_OPTIONS=-nojit -ms16m -mx32m

    5. Save the oraparam.ini file.

    6. Start the installation again.

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