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JR30656: An instance crash can occur when snapshots are run from a version 9 (and later) client against a version 8 server.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An instance crash can occur when snapshots are run from a
    version 9 (and later) client against a version 8 server.
    
    The problem arises due to memory corruption in the server
    introduced when processing the snapshot request. A possible
    stack trace when detecting the memory corruption is:
    
    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    MemTreeGet
    allocateMemoryBlock
    sqlogmblkEx
    sqlmckma
    sqlmonszbackend
    ...
    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    This is applicable to all platform ( Linux/Unix/Windows )
    

Local fix

  • Possible circumvention for this issue are:
    
    1. Don't issue snapshot requests against down-level servers.
    2. Upgrade the server to the same level as the clients.
    

Problem summary

  • An instance crash can occur when snapshots are run from a
    DB2 version 9 (and later) client against a DB2 version 8 server.
    

Problem conclusion

  • First Fixed in DB2 Version 9.5 FP4
    

Temporary fix

  • N/A
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR30656

  • 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

    2008-10-03

  • Closed date

    2009-07-28

  • Last modified date

    2009-07-28

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

    JR30654

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

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:
28 July 2009