Re: CPU Patches to old versions

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 22:53:12 +0200
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On 14.10.2008 22:45, wrote:
> Please clear my one doubt, Does oracle provide CPU patches to
> quarterly for all the supported versions or it is only for the latest
> version.

Since Oracle is not a hardware vendor (at least not for mainstream CPUs) it does not provide patches for CPUs.

> We have few 8i and 9i databases in our env. can we apply latest cpu
> pathes to these env. as well.

If you want to patch your CPU, go ahead. If the supplier of the motherboard supports it, chances are that your Oracle will still work after the "patch". You should make a backup of the database though.


        robert Received on Tue Oct 14 2008 - 15:53:12 CDT

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