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  1. #1
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    Question Unanswered: How to find out FixPak info in Version 7

    In Version 8 database, FixPak information can be easily found by issuing "db2level".

    /home/db2t-> db2level
    DB21085I Instance "db2t" uses "32" bits and DB2 code release "SQL08015" with level identifier "02060106".
    Informational tokens are "DB2 v8.1.1.48", "s040212", "U496793", and FixPak "5".
    Product is installed at "/usr/opt/db2_08_01".


    How can I find out same information in Version 7? Can someone please help me interpret the result below?
    Thank you.

    /home/db2t---> db2level
    DB21085I Instance "db2t" uses DB2 code release "SQL07026" with level
    identifier "03070105" and informational tokens "DB2 v7.1.0.72", "s021110" and
    "U484610".

  2. #2
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    If you go to the fixpak download webpage, you can see that U484610 is Fixpak 8.

    There is a special note for people using fixpak 8:

    Attention FixPak 8 customers: If you are using DB2 V7 FixPak 8, IBM recommends that you either apply a special FixPak 8 eFix or install a more recent FixPak. If you choose to stay at the FixPak 8 level, you can download the FixPak 8 eFix from the same FTP directories as the FixPak 8 packages (see below). The eFix packages are named like "special_PTFnumber.tar / .zip", depending on your platform. Please note that the FixPak 8 eFix will update your DB2 product signature:
    7.1.0.75 for all 32-bit DB2 installations
    7.1.1.75 for Sun, HP-UX, or AIX 4.3.3 64-bit DB2 installations
    7.1.2.75 for AIX 5 64-bit DB2 installations
    M. A. Feldman
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for z/OS and OS/390

  3. #3
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    Thanks Marcus!
    Can you please post the link where you get the fix pak information?
    I saw the download webpage but couldn't find the information that maps the fix pak no. with the specific code. Thanks again.

  4. #4
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    I found the information now. Thanks anyway

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