Leap second tonight

Thomas Habets thomas at habets.pp.se
Sun Jan 4 09:09:59 CST 2009


On Thu, 1 Jan 2009, Simon Lockhart wrote:
> My Oracle boxes that rebooted were running RAC (version 10G R2), too. Another
> Solaris 10 box running the same version of Oracle, but not RAC, did not reboot.
>
> Looks rather like an Oracle 10 RAC bug.

It's a known bug in Oracle 10. When the time is set backwards the system 
reboots. I don't have the bug id at hand but there is one, and a patch.

Either patch or don't run NTP on Oracle servers.

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