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Re: Oracle 9.2.0.4 uptime W2K 6 months

From: Niall Litchfield <n-litchfield_at_audit-commission.gov.uk>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 10:45:55 +0100
Message-ID: <4073cdd3$0$6551$ed9e5944@reading.news.pipex.net>


Doesn't address the service pack issue though... IIRC some hotfixes cannot be applied without a reboot as well.

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Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA
Audit Commission UK
http://www.niall.litchfield.dial.pipex.com/
"Jack" <none_at_noe.com> wrote in message news:txPcc.100$qk3.7_at_read3.inet.fi...

>
> Hotfixes does not need reboot.
>
>
> "Howard J. Rogers" <hjr_at_dizwell.com> wrote in message
> news:opr52te1em3d8uqx_at_news.optusnet.com.au...
> > On Wed, 7 Apr 2004 09:28:56 +0200, tojo <Tojo_at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > In article <XvNcc.44$qk3.14_at_read3.inet.fi>, none_at_noe.com says...
> > >> Hi!
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> We have now six instances on Win 2000 ,
> > >> just added the sixth instance and notised that
> > >> uptime was 6 months since last reboot.
> > >> (Other pc has 12 months uptime.)
> > >>
> > >> Perhaps we should install patch 9.2.05 to get some excitation.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > > Pretty remarkable for Windows. One of our servers is going on 18
months
> > > with Oracle 8i.
> > >
> > > "Oracle makes Windows stable"
> > >
> > > -- Tom
> >
> > Bloody impossible with Windows if you actually care about security.
There
> > have been at least two, possibly 3, extremely serious security wanrings
> > from Microsoft in the past six months, with associated patches for
> > download. All of which (IIRC) require a reboot after applying them.
> >
> > Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, in particular, came out within the past six
> > months, so the only way that box mentioned in the original post can
still
> > be running with a six month uptime is if the thing hasn't been looked
> > after properly.
> >
> > Sad but true.
> > Regards
> > HJR
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Received on Wed Apr 07 2004 - 04:45:55 CDT

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