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IT32377: DB2PD PROCESS DOES NOT HAVE PROPER SIGNAL CATCHING AND EXIT CAPABILITIES, thus generating a core dump when it should not.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • db2pd process does not handle signal catching properly which
    causes core dump generation when it should not.
    
    db2pd should try 10 times the operation and if even after 10
    times, it fails, it should exit gracefully and generate a trap
    file, not a core dump.
    
    
    
    This defect to add capabilities of proper signal
    catching/handling and exit.
    

Local fix

  • No Local Fix
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users on DB2 v111m4FP5 and earlier                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 v111m4FP6                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • First Fixed in DB2 v111m4FP6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT32377

  • 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

    2020-03-31

  • Closed date

    2021-03-15

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-15

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

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

    IT32755

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU058","label":"IBM Infrastructure w\/TPS"},"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:
02 June 2022