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Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

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I had some issues with the data base, so I’ve asked our DBA to find the problem and fix it. In a few minutes the response was: “Killed a user that is using temp space abnormally and freed up temp space”. machinegun

Anybody else wants to use the data base ‘abnormally’…ponder

Other response was “Killed a user process …”, but I like first response better. lol


---- Andy

There is a great need for a sarcasm font.

RE: Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

"Killed a user" - Sounds like your DBA is a proper BOFH:
http://bofh.bjash.com/bofh/bofh6.html
bigcheeks

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Oppose SOPA, PIPA, ACTA; measures to curb freedom of information under whatever name whatsoever.

RE: Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

I like the "Killed a user . . . " response. I know I wish I could do that at times. rofl

James P. Cottingham
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RE: Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

I hear (but the client does not) this line sometimes, "step away from the the keyboard" (i.e., they have really messed up something, let an expert get involved before it gets really bad smile).

RE: Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

Quote:


Don't touch it boy! Get away! This is dangerous son, ya gotta know how to handle it, one wrong move and you're done for!
- Foghorn Leghorn

RE: Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

gotta love Unix for introducing words like KILL to the IT lexicon. bigsmile oops, sorry, "kill" - lower case of course.

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RE: Pretty drastic resolution to the problem

kill -9 [process] = absolute kill (if memory still works)

There ought to be a movie called "kill -9."

I remember a Pretender TV show where they were hunting a file named "Dono Terase." When they showed the file name on the screen it was "donoterase."

James P. Cottingham
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