While trying to do an export in my Oracle 11g test database today I received the following errors, ———————————— ORA-20446: The owner of the job is not registered ORA-06512: at “SYSMAN.MGMT_JOBS”, line 168 ORA-06512: at “SYSMAN.MGMT_JOBS”, line 86 ORA-06512: at line 1 ———————————— It turns out that this is a bug in 11g, and while […]
Month: March 2009
I had to reattach a Microsoft SQL 2005 database file for someone this morning. I’ve had to do it several times for this database as they are doing lots of testing for it and like to detach it, backup it up and reattach it. This morning however, it wouldn’t let me reattach it. The management […]
The other day I started getting the error “Attempting to copy to the disk <ipod name> failed” when tying to sync my music and video. At first I thought it might have been one of the applications I had put on that save files to the iPod or that something had gone wrong with my […]
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I tried to doing an upgrade / migration from 9i to 10g that other day. It seemed to be going well but then I had to shut the machine down because of a power outage. I had to shut it down remotely as well, so I couldn’t tell if it had finished or not. I […]
It looked like I was going to have to upgrade one of our DEV databases from 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4 today. I was a bit nervous about doing that so I tried it on one of my test databases first. It didn’t seem to work. Now it also seems that the issue we were having with […]
I discovered last night that if you shift delete a song or video in an iTunes playlist it will ask you if you want to delete it from your library. Normally just hitting delete with a file selected in a playlist will only delete it from that playlist.
I was checking our database security policy at work today when I came across something that confused me for a little while. It said that you should not grant the CONNECT role to non-DBA users. My first thought was ‘hang on, if I don’t give users the CONNECT role, they won’t be able to connect […]
I’ve just found out that McDonalds are in the process of rolling out free WiFi to 710 of their outlets. They have had WiFi for a while, but you used to have to pay Telstra. This new free access is great, check out the details here.
I was having trouble with a 10g database today. I have the database working OK but the web console wasn’t working. It was saying that the database was down even though I knew it was up and working OK. I eventually noticed that it was using the wrong port number trying to talk to the […]