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RE: Unbreakable, my buns. Upgrade to 9.2/w2k

From: Tony Johnson <>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 09:56:55 -0800
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I have upgraded 16 databases ( manually using the scripts and procedures in metablink as a guide ) with very few problems and only then on the 1st ones I did. We were going from 8174 ro 92021 on Win2k SP3.

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Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 9:25 AM
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For those of you who have upgraded to 9.2 on w2k:

How many of you have ended up with such a hosed server that you had to completely wipe Oracle off of it and start with a fresh install (9.2)? It was spectacular! I ended up in this situation and I sure hope it's something I did or didn't do. I sure don't have time for this when I upgrade my production databases. How I long for those days wading through problems in unix... it was so much easier and more enjoyable... I will say this was definately a learning experience.

And Tom Mercadante, your document worked like a charm, and saved my a$$... Muchas Gracias!

Lisa Koivu
Oracle Database Administrator
Fairfield Resorts, Inc.
5259 Coconut Creek Parkway
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA 33063
Office: 954-935-4117
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