RE: 9.2.0.6 for win32

Drink a cup of coffee and see how this turns out<g>.
-----Original Message-----
From: Alex [mailto:stant_98@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 9:39 AM
To: dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx; Paul Drake; Oracle-L (E-mail)
Subject: RE: 9.2.0.6 for win32


I think by default this service is set to manual start; it is good to know 
though to stop it if for some reason it is running! Is it a good idea not to 
install 9.2.0.6 yet, do it rather later, any ideas?
 
Thanks for all your responses!

"Freeman, Donald" <dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Once you guys mentioned it we found a description on Metalink at =
http://metalink.oracle.com/metalink/plsql/ml2_gui.startup. Its not =
mentioned in the patch instructions and we've never had a problem with =
it on any server that I have patched in the last 20 months. "Live and =
Learn." I won't get bit by that one again. Thanks everyone for your =
help!

Don Freeman
Database Administrator 1
Pennsylvania Dept of Health
Bureau of Information Technology



-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Drake [mailto:bdbafh@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 3:26 PM
To: Freeman, Donald
Subject: Re: 9.2.0.6 for win32


yes.

C:\> net stop "Distributed Transaction Coordinator"


On Mon, 8 Nov 2004 15:19:37 -0500, Freeman, Donald
wrote:
> There were a lot of locked files. I could dig out the list from the =
logfile but it was 10 or more. Can this thing just be disabled until =
the install is completed?
>=20
>=20
>=20
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Drake [mailto:bdbafh@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 3:16 PM
> To: dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: stant_98@xxxxxxxxx; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: 9.2.0.6 for win32
>=20
> Donald,
>=20
> The OS service "microsoft distributed transaction coordinator" is a
> likely suspect.
> Other usual suspects include backup software agents and any
> application servers running on that host.
>=20
> The site "SysInternals.com" has a wealth of tools for finding things
> like processes that own handles on files, such as handle.exe and
> procexp.exe.
> It is most likely that the file that was locked was "ociw32.dll"
> under the %ORACLE_HOME%\bin directory.
> http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/procexp.shtml
>=20
> the above page contains a link to the following article:
> http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q232/8/30.ASP
>=20
> Please be aware, that the patchset 9.2.0.6 for win32 is not in itself
> a solution for Oracle Security Alert #68, as described in the FAQ and
> patchset matrix notes on Metalink.
> Other one-off patchsets may also need to be applied.
>=20
> Paul
>=20
> On Mon, 8 Nov 2004 14:35:41 -0500, Freeman, Donald
> wrote:
> > We are just finishing up our first one. We had a pretty rocky =
start. =3D
> > Although we stopped the database, stopped all the services, we were =
=3D
> > still getting messages that some of the Oracle dll's were in use by =
=3D
> > another program. We ending up 'ignoring' and 'continuing' and =3D
> > 'retrying' throughout the installation until we got 'patch =
installation =3D
> > complete.' We did try to reboot to kill anything that might have =
been =3D
> > hung but couldn't figure out what was running. It was a bad idea to =
=3D
> > push through; we corrupted the binaries and had to reinstall the =
base =3D
> > 9.2.0.1. The second time through everything seems to be working =
fine. =3D
> > We are almost done. Don't know about Data Guard.
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Alex
> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 1:54 PM
> > To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: 9.2.0.6 for win32
> >
> > Has anyone installed this patch on Windows? Just wanted to ask your =
=3D
> > feedback regarding the installation as well as other issues =
particularly =3D
> > those tied with Data Guard...
> > =3D20
> >
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Fyi, although OTN's link to patches
> > (http://www.oracle.com/technology/support/patches.htm ) says the =
latest
> > version for win32 is 9.2.0.5, Metalink has a 9.2.0.6. patch for =
win32,
> > release Oct 31st.
> >
> > When I checked on Friday I didn't see 9.2.0.6 patches for linux or =
=3D
> > tru64.
> >
> > Patrice.
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