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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2014

    Unanswered: db2setup run as root from Ubuntu 12.4

    I have ubuntu 12.4 machine with 8GB memory

    Running db2setup as a regular user works fine (non root install). No complain

    Running as root starts GUI and fails quickly (with no data entry) with the following db2setup.log and db2setup.err

    Seems some JVM problems which I do not understand .

    Can someone give an advice for the reason of failure and remedy ?

    I attach log files and some (the only file I have ) cited in db2setup.err
    the others are missing
    Note that the file referenced in db2setup.log exists (/home/dubi/ese/db2/linuxamd64/install/db2ckgpfs)

    There is enough space on the local disk
    Attached Files Attached Files

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Provided Answers: 27
    Ensure you are installing from a *minimum* of the Fixpack-2 image for the db2 server if your target operating system for the db2 server is Ubuntu 12.04, per the IBM software prereqs for product page.
    At current date the most recent fixpack for V10.1 is Fixpack-3.
    Additionally, as "n_i" already pointed out in a different pos, you must first resolve the most obvious error in the log file, db2setup did not find the 'rpm' tool.
    This is a prereq.
    Last edited by db2mor; 05-23-14 at 15:38.

  3. #3
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    May 2014

    db2setup FP3 on ubuntu 12.4 fails also


    I have DB2_ESE_10_Linux_x86-64.tar.g ( 10.1 original) ~ 1.2G size

    Also I have : v10.1fp3_linuxx64_server.tar.gz (PF3 ) ~ 770 G size

    As per the advice: since I fail installing the original 10.1 (via db2setup) on ubuntu 12.4 ,I try db2setup from the FP3 ( there is no preinstalled DB2) but also fail in a similar way

    BTW: Is there a FP3 unified with the original 10.1 ? because maybe the 770G is not enough as a first installation ? where to get it from ?

    Below is the error I get from db2setup from FP3 . This is similar to what i got from installing 10.1 which hints that missing higher PF is not the reason I failed installing original 10.1 .
    Note the db2prereqcheck for FP3 (as well as 10.1) finishes with no error .

    Method: "URE.getString()"
    Action: "URE::uregetString(int, char*, int)"
    Native RC: "5005"

    at e Method)
    at Source)
    at names(Unknown Source)
    at dia(Unknown Source)
    at own Source)
    at DB2Setup.doInstall(Unknown Source)
    at DB2Setup.<init>(Unknown Source)
    at DB2Setup.main(Unknown Source)
    Unhandled exception
    Type=Segmentation error vmState=0x00000000
    J9Generic_Signal_Number=00000004 Signal_Number=0000000b Error_Value=00000000 Signal_Code=00000001
    Handler1=00007FC13FD854A0 Handler2=00007FC13FA2CF30 InaccessibleAddress=0000000000000000
    RDI=0000000000000000 RSI=0000000000000050 RAX=00007FC140B89270 RBX=00007FC14082A9B0
    RCX=00007FC140000078 RDX=00007FC140000020 R8=0000000000000006 R9=0000000000000077
    R10=00007FC140B89240 R11=0000000000000001 R12=00007FC140B89270 R13=00007FC140B535B0
    R14=00007FC140B7E3F0 R15=00007FC140B535B0
    RIP=00007FC12480A947 GS=0000 FS=0000 RSP=00007FC144990510
    EFlags=0000000000210202 CS=0033 RBP=0000000000000000 ERR=0000000000000004
    TRAPNO=000000000000000E OLDMASK=0000000000000000 CR2=0000000000000000
    xmm0 ffffffffffffffff (f: 4294967296.000000, d: -nan)
    xmm1 00302e302e322e33 (f: 775040576.000000, d: 9.000659e-308)
    xmm2 00007fc140b891f0 (f: 1085837824.000000, d: 6.940041e-310)
    xmm3 00007fc140b8928b (f: 1085837952.000000, d: 6.940041e-310)
    xmm4 00007fc144993b20 (f: 1150892800.000000, d: 6.940044e-310)
    xmm5 0000000000000000 (f: 0.000000, d: 0.000000e+00)
    xmm6 00007fc144993b20 (f: 1150892800.000000, d: 6.940044e-310)

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Provided Answers: 27
    Did you verify that you that the rpm package is correctly installed (before you install db2) ?

    Get the FP003 or FP002 "server fixpack" for v10.1 from IBM fix central website. The server fixpack is installable without needing the base version to be installed first.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2014

    db2setup on Ubuntu

    installing the rpm package solved the problem. rpm is not used by Ubunut

    but by RHEL . DB2 probably fits RHEL and needs it .

    Thx anyhow

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