Checking installer requirements… Checking operating system version: must be redhat-3…

While installing Oracle 10g on SuSE 11 ENT. getting a  below error.

$./runInstaller

Checking installer requirements… Checking operating system version: must be redhat-3, SuSE-9, redhat-4, UnitedLinux-1.0, asianux-1 or asianux-2 Failed <<<<

This is because Oracle Enterprise Linux has been released years after Oracle Database 10g has been released.

As normal user that will own the oracle software
copy file /install/oraparam.ini to /tmp

$ cp database/install/oraparam.ini /tmp

edit /tmp/oraparam.ini

$ vi /tmp/oraparam.ini

Cange
[Certified Versions]
Linux=redhat-3,SuSE-9,redhat-4,UnitedLinux-1.0,asianux-1,asianux-2
to
[Certified Versions]
Linux=redhat-3,SuSE-9,redhat-4,UnitedLinux-1.0,asianux-1,asianux-2,SuSE 11

Run the installer again:

$ ./runInstaller -paramFile /tmp/oraparam.ini

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