When using the IBM solidDB installation program in silent mode to install ODBC driver only, the machine is rebooted automatically.
If your machine has a previous installation of the solidDB ODBC Driver, the installation program might initiate a reboot. The reboot is required if the existing ODBC driver files are in use and thus locked. The installation program cannot update locked files.
Resolving the problem
The need to reboot after installation depends on the following two variable settings in the response file that the installation program uses for silent installations:
To prevent reboots, set both variables to NO. For example:
# Example response file for solidDB ODBC driver installation
# on client machines