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JR29162: DB2 V9 CLIENT INSTALLER DOES NOT PROCEED ON WINDOWS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DB2 V9 Client does not proceed past the 'Language Selection'
    panel during the GUI install when setup.exe is run from command
    prompt with a language switch (e.g. setup.exe -i EN) which
    differs from the language being used for the OS regional
    settings
    
    The problem happens in the following scenario:
    1). It is a v9 DB2 Client install
    2). It is the first db2 product installed on the system
    3). The install lang is not the default machine lang. The
    "-i [lang]" option is in the cmd line, eg. setup.exe -i EN on a
    German machine, or setup.exe -i FR on an English machine
    4). 'Typical' or 'Compact' install type is selected in the GUI
    install.
    
    This problem is not applicable for response file based silent
    install.
    

Local fix

  • Possible workarounds include:
    1) Selecting 'Custom' install type in the GUI install if you
    want to use language switch '-i [lang]'.
    2) Change your OS regional settings to the same language as that
    of the language switch being used when setup.exe. is run
    3) Not using the /i en switch.
    

Problem summary

  • ERROR DESCRIPTION:
    DB2 V9 Client does not proceed past the 'Language Selection'
    panel during the GUI install when setup.exe is run from command
    prompt with a language switch (e.g. setup.exe -i EN) which
    differs from the language being used for the OS regional
    settings
    
    The problem happens in the following scenario:
    1). It is a v9 DB2 Client install
    2). It is the first db2 product installed on the system
    3). The install lang is not the default machine lang. The
    "-i [lang]" option is in the cmd line, eg. setup.exe -i EN on a
    German machine, or setup.exe -i FR on an English machine
    4). 'Typical' or 'Compact' install type is selected in the GUI
    install.
    
    This problem is not applicable for response file based silent
    install.
    

Problem conclusion

  • LOCAL FIX:
    Possible workarounds include:
    1) Selecting 'Custom' install type in the GUI install if you
    want to use language switch '-i [lang]'.
    2) Change your OS regional settings to the same language as that
    of the language switch being used when setup.exe. is run
    3) Not using the /i en switch.
    
    FIX - the problem is fixed in v95 fp2.
    

Temporary fix

  • LOCAL FIX:
    Possible workarounds include:
    1) Selecting 'Custom' install type in the GUI install if you
    want to use language switch '-i [lang]'.
    2) Change your OS regional settings to the same language as that
    of the language switch being used when setup.exe. is run
    3) Not using the /i en switch.
    

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR29162

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB ESE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4101

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2008-04-30

  • Closed date

    2008-11-10

  • Last modified date

    2008-11-10

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

    JR28101

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

    IC63587

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 UDB ESE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5765F4101

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
10 November 2008