Re: public DST patches for 10g?
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 09:23:50 -0700 (PDT)
On Apr 11, 1:38 am, "Shakespeare" <what..._at_xs4all.nl> wrote:
> <usenetpersonger..._at_gmail.com> schreef in berichtnews:e89b45d2-3741-47d5-b563-24ae2faf7c5d_at_k1g2000prb.googlegroups.com...
> > On Apr 9, 8:31 am, "Shakespeare" <what..._at_xs4all.nl> wrote:
> >> <usenetpersonger..._at_gmail.com> schreef in
> >> berichtnews:20c92843-d509-4848-8c47-b3d86337eb1d_at_b9g2000prh.googlegroups.com...
> >> > On the Oracle site you can download :
> >> > Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2.0.1.0) for Solaris Operating
> >> > System
> >> > (SPARC) (64-bit) for evaluation.
> >> > I did this sometime ago but now I find that oem will not fire up
> >> > due to a DST issue where some places on Earth have 'new' DST
> >> > settings (like most of North America) and the agent thinks
> >> > I'm 1 hour out of sync and refuses to start.
> >> > For those of us who do not have or need a metalink account (: >)
> >> > are there public patches available? I believe that 10.2.0.4 addresses
> >> > this.
> >> Did you try emctl resetTZ agent
> > Well that's what the error log suggests trying.
> > But there's nothing wrong with the time zone : >
> > Other than it was shifted ahead a few weeks in 2007.
> > I tried all the suggestions anyway but no go.
> > I think the only cure is a patchset properly appllied.
> That's right. I had to do some of these patches myself lately, a lot of docs
> referring to other docs, dead links in the html docs etc. It took me some
> hours to find the patch itself was very simple, once I FOUND it. To find out
> our time zone (MET-1METDST) was still not in it. But Europe/Paris seems to
> be the same.
> One thing you could try is to run the Sun Timezone updater (tzupdater)
Being a Sun kinda guy I did that very thing but it had no effect - at
my Grid Control test box. I then attempted a relink there hoping that might convince 'oem' all is well but now other things are borked : >
Im going to start over, and attempt to walk through the about-as-
documentation on the patch to .4 from .2 process : > Should I succeed I wonder if the Grid will speak to a lowly .2 EE without IT
being patched as well. O well its an exercise.
> without patching your db, you'll get the new time zones files as well. And
> it looks like that's all you need.
> Run it in your database home jre environment.
> BUT: I did not test this. At least backup your jre/1.xx/lib/zi directroy
> before you do so.
As an FYI the tzupdater does what its supposed to do in that a test afterwards passes without errors.
> For those who HAVE support and read this thread: it's patch 6672979 you'll
> need. It is a CORE patch.
Received on Fri Apr 11 2008 - 11:23:50 CDT