Re: Metalink Fiasco

  • From: David Barbour <david.barbour1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lyallbarbour@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 13:20:57 -0500

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@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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?
> Lyall
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Crisler, Jon <Jon.Crisler@xxxxxxx>
> To: ORACLE-L <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Mon, Nov 9, 2009 1:02 pm
> Subject: Metalink Fiasco
>   I don’t 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.

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