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IT17673: DB2CAT -G DOES NOT GENERATE A USABLE PACKED DESCRIPTOR FOR PARTITIONED TABLE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using db2cat -g to generate a new Packed Descriptor for a
    partitioned table (with indexes) the result Packed descriptor
    generated will have incorrect fields.
    If it is used with -r , drop table or access to the table will
    fail with
    
    DB21034E  The command was processed as an SQL statement because
    it was not a
    valid Command Line Processor command.  During SQL processing it
    returned:
    SQL0901N  The SQL statement or command failed because of a
    database system
    error. (Reason "itoken is invalid".)  SQLSTATE=58004
    
    
    FUNCTION: DB2 UDB, buffer pool services, sqlbDMScheckObjAlloc,
    probe:825
    MESSAGE : ZRC=0x8402001A=-2080243686=SQLB_EMP_MAP_INFO_END "EMP
    MAP INFO END"
    DATA #1 : Object descriptor, PD_TYPE_SQLB_OBJECT_DESC, 88 bytes
        Obj: {pool:0;obj:65535;type:0} Parent={0;65535}
      lifeLSN:       0000000000000010
      tid:           0 0  0
      extentAnchor:                   1
      initEmpPages:                   0
      poolPage0:                      0
      poolflags:                   3102
      objectState:                   27
      lastSMP:                        0
      pageSize:                    8192
      extentSize:                     4
      bufferPoolID:                   1
      partialHash:           4294901760
      bufferPool:    0x00007fedf5764900
      pdef:          0x00007ffaf801abe0
    
    
    DB2 support will have to manually correct the Packed descriptor.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ALL                                                          *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 11.1 Mod 2 Fix Pack 2 or higher               *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in DB2 11.1 Mod 2 Fix Pack 2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT17673

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    B10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-10-26

  • Closed date

    2017-06-23

  • Last modified date

    2017-06-23

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IT17670

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEPGG","label":"DB2 for Linux- UNIX and Windows"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"11.1","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
29 June 2020