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Re: Leap second tonight
From: Thomas Habets <thomas () habets pp se>
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 16:09:59 +0100 (CET)

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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