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BUG #: 472848 (SQL Server 8.0)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2000 fix release.
This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
When you use a loopback linked server to run a distributed query in Microsoft SQL Server 2000, you may receive error messages that are similar to the following:
For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Server: Msg 8651, Level 17, State 1, Line 1 Could not perform the requested operation because the minimum query memory is not available. Decrease the configured value for the 'min memory per query' server configuration option.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810185/ )SQL Server 2000 hotfix update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 and 3a
Some memory is leaked every time that a new connection is created by using the loopback linked server.
Service pack informationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290211/ )How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next SQL Server 2000 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
Restart informationYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. The SQL Server services are restarted automatically as part of the hotfix installation process.
Registry informationYou do not have to change the registry.
Hotfix file informationThis hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2000 32-bit versions
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.
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To work around this problem, stop and then restart the SQL Server service.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.
For more information about loopback linked servers, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa213286(SQL.80).aspxFor more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822499/ )New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 890742 - Last Review: November 2, 2007 - Revision: 2.4
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