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LI72627: THE DB2ISETUP COMMAND IN GUI MODE CRASHES FOR IBM DB2 EXPRESS ED ITION VERSION 9.5 GA ON LINUX PLATFORMS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the db2isetup command is used in GUI mode to setup or
    configure a DB2 instance with the installation of IBM DB2
    Expression Edition Version 9.5 GA, it simply crashes by
    returning nothing.
    

Local fix

  • Inside the db2isetup script, search for the following line:
    DB2OPTS="-idir ${INSTALLDIR?}"
    and change the line to:
    DB2OPTS="-idir ${INSTALLDIR?} -packageLocation ${DB2DIR?}/instan
    ce/native/install"
    then rerun db2isetup.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    DB2 Express users
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    When the db2isetup command is used in GUI mode to setup or
    configure a DB2 instance with the installation of IBM DB2
    Expression Edition Version 9.5 GA, it simply crashes by
    returning nothing.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Update toDB2 V9.5 FixPack 1
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in DB2 V9.5 FixPack 1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    LI72627

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB EXE LIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724E4904

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2007-10-24

  • Closed date

    2008-04-14

  • Last modified date

    2008-04-14

  • 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 UDB EXE LIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724E4904

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 April 2008