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JR35394: DB2INSTSEL.EXE WILL CRASH WHEN THERE IS NO DEFAULT DB2 COPY ON T HE MACHINE

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • If you choose the GUI installation method  to install a fixpack
    upgrade,  the execution of the DB2 picker (DB2InstSel.exe) will
    crash if there is no default DB2 copy of your machine.
    

Local fix

  • Before attempting the upgrade, run db2lswtch.exe -promote on the
    DB2 copy you are trying to upgrade.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Windows                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * If you choose the GUI installation method  to install a      *
    * fixpack upgrade,  the execution of the DB2 picker            *
    * (DB2InstSel.exe) will crash if there is no default DB2 copy  *
    * of your machine.                                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 9.1 FP9 or later.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • Before attempting the upgrade, run db2lswtch.exe -promote on
    the  DB2 copy you are trying to upgrade.
    

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR35394

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB ESE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5765F4101

  • Reported release

    910

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-01-19

  • Closed date

    2010-04-16

  • Last modified date

    2010-04-16

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

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

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R910 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 October 2021