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IT29582: DB2DART SHOULD DETECT WHEN A CONTAINER SIZE IS LESS THAN THE SIZE OF THE TOTALPGS+PAGESIZE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A backup can fail with an SQL0902C when the container for a
    tablespace was truncated and is smaller than the size of the
    Total Pages*PageSize for that tablespace.
    
    The db2dart tool should detect this level of corruption but
    currently does not.
    

Local fix

  • Use the "truncate" command to extend the tablespace container.
    
    For example, assume a tablespace has a total of 2000 pages and
    has a PageSize of 8K (8192 bytes)..  2000*8192=16384000
    
    So the command to run would be:
    
    truncate --size=16384000 C0000000.LRG
    
    ... where C0000000.LRG is the container file name for the
    tablespace in question.
    

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 4 Fixpack 5 or higher                *
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Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in Db2 11.1 Mod 4 Fixpack 5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT29582

  • 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

    2019-06-28

  • Closed date

    2020-01-16

  • Last modified date

    2020-01-16

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

  • 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

  • RB10 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 January 2020