No, there's no reason/need to reboot the server.
I can't remember if you need to stop/restart SQL or not though. I don't
think you have to, but I can't remember off-hand.
> At 10:56 AM 1/28/2000 -0500, you wrote:
> >From: John Lange <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > Are there any good SQL eMail Groups out there? I have an M$ 6.5 sp5?
> > > server and database that will not let me truncate the log file. I try
> > > it looks like it is working but never reduces the size in the EM. I
> > > continually increasing the size of the log device.
> > >
> > > Is there a way to DROP the Log Device and create a new one???
> >I know of a really indirect/long way of doing this, but you may not need
> >do it in the first place. What settings do you have checked in...
> >Double-click on your database (Emerald, I'm assuming), then click on the
> >Options tab.
> >We have the following checked for our Emerald database:
> > Select into / Bulk copy
> > No checkpoint on recovery
> > Truncate log on checkpoint
> >The last one is probably the most important one for not letting the logs
> >out of hand.
> >For reference, our Data size is 300MB (89MB avail.); our Log size is 50MB
> >(49.99MB avail). This is on a dual Pentium III 450 with 512MB RAM
> >(memory=180000 (360MB RAM); tempdb in ram=50MB). We have almost 700,000
> >records (99% stop records) in our Calls table and everything is still
> >running as smooth as silk.
> >Of course, I also have a nice SQL Server 7 box that's been sitting here
> >months waiting for me to upgrade our 6.5 SP5a, but getting around to
> >that seems to be a bit of a problem.
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