Setting up ntpd

A quick way to setup ntpd to set the system and hardware clock On a Redhat system (Redhat, CentOS, Fedora or Oracle Linux) edit the /etc/sysconfig/ntpd file: Change: SYNC_HWCLOCK=no to SYNC_HWCLOCK=yes Add: -x to OPTIONS so that the clock will be set every time ntpd is started OPTIONS=”-u ntp:ntp -p /var/run/ -x” Now make sure […]

ORA-19809: limit exceeded for recovery files

Unable to startup the database due to ORA-19809: limit exceeded for recovery files Problem The database will not mount when started SQL> startup ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area  608174080 bytes Fixed Size                  1263200 bytes Variable Size             406849952 bytes Database Buffers          192937984 bytes Redo Buffers                7122944 bytes Database mounted. ORA-16038: log 3 sequence# 1933 […]