According to the certification matrix available on the Oracle Technology Network, you cannot install and run Oracle 10g on 32-bit Solaris. The matrix can be found here.
If you choose Solaris Operating System (SPARC) as the platform, and Oracle Enterprise Edition, you will see the following under Critical Notes:
- If the Server product is 64-bit then 64-bit hardware (processors) is required.
- Solaris OS versions 7, 8 and 9 can be either 32-bit or 64-bit, however Oracle 9.2 64-bit is only certified with Solaris OS versions 8, 9 and 10.
- Oracle10g is only 64-bit.
Dig Deeper on Oracle database installation, upgrades and patches
Related Q&A from Maria Anderson
I have been trying to install Oracle 8.1.7 on SUSE Linux 9.0 and got the error: "Error in invoking target install of makefile /opt/oracle/...../*.mk." Continue Reading
I'm getting errors while installing the Database Configuration Assistant. Continue Reading
Can I use /var/opt/oracle/oratab to specify listener information? Continue Reading