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IC74920: DB2_DEINSTALL LOG FILE SHOWS A GLOBAL REGISTRY ERROR FOR A NON-ROOT UNINSTALL

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If the root global registry file(/var/db2/global.reg) does not
    exist, db2_deinstall for a non-root install will show an error
    message in the log file. This error can safely be ignored.
    
    e.g. Contents of log file
    
    ERROR: Updating DB2 global registry with the current
    installation failed. Rerun
    the command again to try to update global registry. If the
    problem still exist,
    contact IBM Service.
    
    Updating global registry :.......Failure
    
    After applying the fix, the errors will not be seen in the
    uninstall log file.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * If the root global registry file(/var/db2/global.reg) does   *
    * not                                                          *
    * exist, db2_deinstall for a non-root install will show an     *
    * error                                                        *
    * message in the log file. This error can safely be ignored.   *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    * e.g. Contents of log file                                    *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    * ERROR: Updating DB2 global registry with the current         *
    *                                                              *
    * installation failed. Rerun                                   *
    *                                                              *
    * the command again to try to update global registry. If the   *
    *                                                              *
    * problem still exist,                                         *
    *                                                              *
    * contact IBM Service.                                         *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    * Updating global registry :.......Failure                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM DB2 V9.5 FixPack 7                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Upgrade to IBM DB2 V9.5 FixPack 7
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC74920

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-03-08

  • Closed date

    2011-03-08

  • Last modified date

    2011-03-08

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

    IC70652

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSN

       UP

  • R970 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC74920

Modified date: 08 March 2011