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IC79698: DB2DART AND INSPECT REPORTS "LOB FREE SPACE WASTED." AS ERROR, SHOULD BE REPORTED AS WARNING

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The following message can be reported by db2dart and inspect:
    
          LOB phase start. Object: 4  Tablespace: 408
          Error: In page 1048, physical page 1048 of object 4 in
    tablespace 408, pagesize 16384.
          Error: Hexadecimal dump of page contents.
    0000  *00303FD0 00000418 05000402 00000198*
    *.0..............*
    ...
    3FF0  *00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000*
    *................*
          LOB Free space wasted. Detected on buddy space 66816 on
    page 1048.
    
    This APAR will change the Error into a Warning, as this internal
    inconsistency is not critical.
    

Local fix

  • REORG TABLE with LONGLOBDATA option
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ALL                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC79698

  • 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

    2011-11-09

  • Closed date

    2013-04-09

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-09

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

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

    IC84364

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 #: IC79698

Modified date: 09 April 2013