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Roro_2
Regular Advisor

tunable parameter

Hello,

Our customer had an ES40 server running Tru64 Unix 5.1 ; the Oracle DBA requested the modification of the tunable parameter "new_wire_method" from the default value 1 to 0.
But i read a notice about this parameter that it is for internal use only and we should not modify it.

Please advise.

Regards

Roger
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Hein van den Heuvel
Honored Contributor

Re: tunable parameter

There have been several topic addressing this before. Google for:

+new_wire_method +site:itrc.hp.com

Add +hein for the good stuff :-)

Notably check:

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=761985

And

http://alpha-supernova.dev.filibeto.org/lib/misc/tuning/tuning-tru64-oracle.pdf

Unfortunately I could (quickly) not find an .HP.COM address for that critical document.

Hein.
Hein van den Heuvel
Honored Contributor
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Re: tunable parameter

found that document on an HP site one second later...

http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA0-9949ENW.pdf


I googled for its title and it pointed to an interesting page:

google: "Tuning HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1A and V5.1B for Oracle Environments"

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http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=120&prodSeriesId=417329&prodTypeId=18964&objectID=c01683322

Hein.
Martin Moore
HPE Pro

Re: tunable parameter

There are certain combinations of Tru64 UNIX version and patch kit, and Oracle version, for which turning off new_wire_method is beneficial and recommended. This is particularly true for older versions of Tru64. If the Oracle DBA recommends turning it off, I would have no hesitation in doing so. Turning it off will not harm anything in the operating system.

Martin
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