... until the collector arrives ...

This "blog" is really just a scratchpad of mine. There is not much of general interest here. Most of the content is scribbled down "live" as I discover things I want to remember. I rarely go back to correct mistakes in older entries. You have been warned :)


MSDE Installer vs. Disk Space mod 4GB

If you try to use the MSDE installer (e.g. MSDE2000A) on a hard drive that has a multiple of 4GB free, the installer will complain that there is not enough disk space.  Microsoft's workaround is to create a temporary file that changes the amount of free space to something else.

KB301913: BUG: Error Message: "There is not enough space on drive" Occurs When You Extract SQL Server 2000 Downloads

KB811480: BUG: You Receive Error Message: "There Is Not Enough Space on Drive" When You Extract SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1

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