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symbolic link

Hi,
i am trying to create sym links on sles 11 , but it seems i am doing something wrong.

Code:
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> pwd
/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> ln -s /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/ /u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS/
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> ls -l
total 2568492
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall   9748480 2009-10-01 11:25 control01.ctl
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall   9748480 2009-10-01 11:25 control02.ctl
lrwxrwxrwx 1 oracle oinstall        20 2009-10-01 11:25 dbf -> /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:11 redo11.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:11 redo12.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:22 redo21.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:22 redo22.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:25 redo31.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:25 redo32.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 629153792 2009-10-01 11:21 sysaux01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 734011392 2009-10-01 11:25 system01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall  67117056 2009-09-30 22:00 temp01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 602939392 2009-10-01 11:25 undotbs01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall   5251072 2009-10-01 11:16 users01.dbf
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> cd dbf
-bash: cd: dbf: No such file or directory
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> cd /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/
-bash: cd: /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/: No such file or directory
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>

# 2  
Quote:
Originally Posted by tonijel
Hi,
i am trying to create sym links on sles 11 , but it seems i am doing something wrong.

Code:
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> pwd
/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> ln -s /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/ /u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS/
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> ls -l
total 2568492
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall   9748480 2009-10-01 11:25 control01.ctl
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall   9748480 2009-10-01 11:25 control02.ctl
lrwxrwxrwx 1 oracle oinstall        20 2009-10-01 11:25 dbf -> /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:11 redo11.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:11 redo12.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:22 redo21.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:22 redo22.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:25 redo31.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 104858112 2009-10-01 11:25 redo32.rdo
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 629153792 2009-10-01 11:21 sysaux01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 734011392 2009-10-01 11:25 system01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall  67117056 2009-09-30 22:00 temp01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall 602939392 2009-10-01 11:25 undotbs01.dbf
-rw-r----- 1 oracle oinstall   5251072 2009-10-01 11:16 users01.dbf
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> cd dbf
-bash: cd: dbf: No such file or directory
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS> cd /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/
-bash: cd: /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/: No such file or directory
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>
oracle@tests:/u01/app/oracle/oradata/ACIS>




Code:
The syntax of the command is a bit tricky. For example: ln -s oldfile newfile links the
previously existing oldfile to the newly created link, newfile.

in your case there are no newfile name you must put it.

# 3  
Ok, thanks , i did it so that i created /db/ACIS/dbase/dbf/ directory and then applied ln -s command.
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