Re: Metalink Fiasco
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 20:16:34 +0000
This is not going to get good press.
Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
From: Howard Latham <howard.latham_at_gmail.com> Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 20:03:08
Cc: <david.barbour1_at_gmail.com>; <lyallbarbour_at_sanfranmail.com>; <oracle-l_at_freelists.org> Subject: Re: Metalink Fiasco
looks like it has lost all my details. Unbreakable? Broken!
2009/11/9 Sanjeev Mellacheruvu <sanjeevorcle_at_gmail.com>
> I had problems logging in using the flash url hangs at 96% until I tried
> HTML url.
> I am having tough time searching for metalink documents.
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 10:20 AM, David Barbour <david.barbour1_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>> I can't even log in. The screen just hangs showing 96%. But the Benefits
>> on the screen are scrolling perfectly.
>> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 1:11 PM, <lyallbarbour_at_sanfranmail.com> wrote:
>>> So... my metalink is working fine, after i had to re-log in again this
>>> morning. I can see all the new stuff with Flash, etc. I'm sorry if i'm
>>> adding more flames to these flames about metalink, but i'm not seeing any
>>> problems today after their upgrade. i even opened a new SR and the tech
>>> already got back to me in a couple of hours (which never happened before).
>>> I've been going through the posts from the weekend and laughing at the
>>> silliness. Kinda sucks that the read-only metalink never worked... but are
>>> people still having issues today?
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Crisler, Jon <Jon.Crisler_at_usi.com>
>>> To: ORACLE-L <oracle-l_at_freelists.org>
>>> Sent: Mon, Nov 9, 2009 1:02 pm
>>> Subject: Metalink Fiasco
>>> I donít know how else to put this besides fiasco- this is totally
>>> unacceptable for a company as large at Oracle. Metalink has been
>>> effectively down for 3 days now.
>>> I have patches to download, problems to research and service requests to
>>> update. My company spends millions of dollars a year alone for Oracle
>>> Support. The read-only Metalink never worked, and the Oracle support phone
>>> lines are saturated.
>>> On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being completely dissatisfied, and 10 being
>>> ultra happy, I can safely say I am not in the 6-10 range.
Howard A. Latham