Installation of SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 on cluster environment may appear hung while installing MDAC Component on the remote machine

Installation of SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 on cluster environment may appear hung while installing MDAC Component on the remote machine   Consider a scenario wherein the Service Pack 4 on SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition is failing or get hung forever on an n-node cluster on Windows Server 2000 SP4 or Windows Server…