Downgrade to NT 4.0
Personal Oracle 8.1.6 is not certified against Winsux2K.
Sybrand Bakker, Oracle DBA
Quote:> I have been very unlucky in connection with "upgrading" from Oracle 8
> Personal Edition version 22.214.171.124.4 to Oracle 8i Personal Edition version
> 126.96.36.199.0. which i downloaded from Oracle
> Everything that could get wrong went wrong.
> The disk crashed and could not be fixed. Therefore i only have a backup of
> the database on tape which i have now restored back on the new disk.
> The operating system is now Windows2000 Professional.
> Now I have no idea how to get the database into the new edition.
> I now there is the fascility to import/export but i cannot get the "Oracle
> Management Server" to run. I have tried and tried to start the service but
> without succes. I keep getting the following message every time(Translated
> from Danish to English)
> The service OracleOraHome81ManagementServer on local computer could not
> Error: 997 Overlapping I/O actions
> I have the following old files on the disk, residing in the original
> directory ORAWIN95/DATABASE:
> Name Size
> CTL1ORCL.ORA 2.442 KB
> INITORCL.ORA 7 KB
> INITSEED.ORA 8 KB
> LOG1ORCL.ORA 201 KB
> LOG2ORCL.ORA 201 KB
> PWDORCL.OR 2 KB
> RBS1ORCL.ORA 10.242 KB
> SYS1ORCL.ORA 30.722 KB
> TMP1ORCL.ORA 7.170 KB
> USR1ORCL.ORA 54.274 KB
> EXPDAT.DMP 5.454 KB
> I have created a new database in 8i and it works fine, but i am in
> need of my old database.
> I have tried to reinstall my old Oracle 8 Personal Edition version
> under Windows 2000 Professional, but have not succeeded, as i get errors.
> How can i reach my old belowed files.?????????
> Desperately need help.
> Kind regards
> Magnus S. Petersen