Microsoft KB Archive/926466
Article ID: 926466
Article Last Modified on 11/2/2007
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition 64-bit
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (Windows)
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Personal Edition
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Workgroup Edition
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition
Bug #: 1236 (SQL Hotfix)
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:
- The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
- The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
- Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
- Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
- Whether you must make any registry changes
- The files that are contained in the hotfix package
When you run a complex full-text search query that takes several minutes to finish in Microsoft SQL Server 2000, you may notice that a different number of rows may be returned in the result set every time that you run the query. This problem typically occurs when the full-text query is based on many terms and returns a big result set.
For a list of all publicly released SQL Server 2000 Post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
810185 SQL Server 2000 hotfix update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 and 3a
This problem occurs because the query time-out value of the full-text catalog is incorrectly reset by the full-text search service. By default, the query time-out value is 900 seconds. However, the full-text search service incorrectly resets the value to approximately 41 seconds. Therefore, full-text queries may time out and return partial result sets to the client.
Note You can find the query time-out setting in the following registry entry:
A 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 Microsoft 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:
Note 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.
To apply this hotfix, you must have SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a (SP3a) installed on the computer. For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
You do not have to change the registry.
Hotfix file information
This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of 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 item in Control Panel.
|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time||Platform|
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about the standard terminology for Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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