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 Unable to apply SP4 - Buffer Overrun?

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Constraint Violating Yak Guru

255 Posts

Posted - 2006-05-26 : 02:46:14
We are trying to apply SP4 to SQL Server 2K SP3a, Build Number 8.00.818 in a 2 nodes MSCS Cluster configuration, but
we get this error after we write the name of the virtual server and click

Microsoft Visual C++Runtime Library:

Buffer overrun detected!
A buffer overrun has been detected which has corrupted the program's
internal state. The program cannot safely continue execution and must now be

This is what we have done prior to trying to install SP4:

Backup all database.
Stop all monitoring software services like MOM...
Restart the servers before installing.
Remove or take offline all resources with dependencies on SQL Server.
Run the SP from the node that own the Group containing the Virtual Server to
upgrade, but at this point the error show up.

Any idea?
Please advise.


Constraint Violating Yak Guru

255 Posts

Posted - 2006-06-01 : 02:34:26
Remove MSDTC Resource from SQL Sever Group was the solution.
SP4 was then succesfully installed.

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