Hi,

On Dec 28, 2007 5:26 PM, Pradeepta Swain <pradeepta.swain / hcl.in> wrote:
> Hi ,
>     I am using oracle client 9.2 ,ruby 1.8.6 and oci8 is installed .but
> when i am trying to connect to oracle using the code :
>
>
> equire 'oci8'
> conn = OCI8.new("ftdam", "ftdam","host.string")
>
> it is giving me error like this one :
>
> c:/rubyapps/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/oci8.rb:51:in `init': OCI Library
> Initialization Error (OCIError)
(snip)
> What is the problem and how to fix it .
> I am able to connect to oracle using the same user name,password and
> host string using sqlplus.

A thread in the following link may help you.
  http://rubyforge.org/forum/forum.php?thread_id=19973&forum_id=1078