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IC78395: DB2CKUPGRADE TOOL SHOWS UNWANTED OUTPUT ON THE TERMINAL

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you run db2ckupgrade as root from the DB2 media, e.g.
    ese/db2/linuxamd64/utilities/db2ckupgrade/bin/db2ckupgrade
    the output contains an extra message
    "ese/db2/linuxamd64/utilities/db2ckupgrade/bin/db2ckupgrade:
    line 294: DB2INSTLOG: parameter null or not set"
    
    # ./db2ckupgrade
    DBI1051E  You cannot execute this program as root.
    
    Explanation:
    
    This program can only be run under a non-root user ID.
    
    User response:
    
    Login as an user ID other than root, and issue the command
    again.
    
    ese/db2/linuxamd64/utilities/db2ckupgrade/bin/db2ckupgrade: line
    294: DB2INSTLOG: parameter null or not set
    

Local fix

  • Ignore the extra message.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ALL                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * If you run db2ckupgrade as root from the DB2 media, e.g.     *
    * ese/db2/linuxamd64/utilities/db2ckupgrade/bin/db2ckupgrade   *
    * the output contains an extra message                         *
    * "ese/db2/linuxamd64/utilities/db2ckupgrade/bin/db2ckupgrade: *
    * line 294: DB2INSTLOG: parameter null or not set"             *
    *                                                              *
    * # ./db2ckupgrade                                             *
    * DBI1051E  You cannot execute this program as root.           *
    *                                                              *
    * Explanation:                                                 *
    *                                                              *
    * This program can only be run under a non-root user ID.       *
    *                                                              *
    * User response:                                               *
    *                                                              *
    * Login as an user ID other than root, and issue the command   *
    * again.                                                       *
    *                                                              *
    * ese/db2/linuxamd64/utilities/db2ckupgrade/bin/db2ckupgrade:  *
    * line 294: DB2INSTLOG: parameter null or not set              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 v97 FixPack 5                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in DB2 v97 FixPack 5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC78395

  • 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

    2011-08-30

  • Closed date

    2012-01-20

  • Last modified date

    2012-01-20

  • 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 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC78395

Modified date: 20 January 2012