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Quorum Checkpoint File May Be Corrupted at Shutdown
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When you use Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS), the Cluster Server service may not be restarted after a shutdown. Any of the following symptoms may occur:
When Cluster Server is shutting down, the Cluster Server service tries to create a quorum_device:\Mscs\Chksequential_number.tmp file on the quorum disk. However, it does not check any error status for registry access functions. If it cannot gain access to the registry, the Cluster Server service creates a corrupted file.
Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server EditionTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition.
This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.