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IC81165: 1603 : ERROR_INSTALL_FAILURE WHEN UPGRADING DB2 (VERSIONS BELOW 9.7) TO DB2 VERSION 9.7 ON WINDOWS 2008 (64 BIT)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In the windows install trace you will find an iDeleteArray
    ENTRY point at the end of the trace, hinting the installation
    was crashed during the execution of iDeleteArray.
    DB2 crashes in the iDeleteArray when trying to free up
    some non-NULL memory.
    

Local fix

  • The fix/workaround in this case is to migrate manually by
    following either of the two below listed methods :
    (1) Backup all instances and databases, uninstall the existing
    DB2, install the new DB2 and then restore the DB2 instance
    config +
         databases
    (2) Install DB2 to a new location (use "Install New" option),
    and then upgrade (migrate) manually the instances + databases.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users on windows 2008 upgrading from any level below     *
    * v9.7 to v9.7.                                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * 1603 : ERROR_INSTALL_FAILURE along with a DB2 crash when     *
    * upgrading DB2 (versions below 9.7) to DB2 version 9.7 on     *
    * windows 2008 (64 bit)                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 V9.7 FP6 or above.                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Problem first fixed in v9.7 FP6.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC81165

  • 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

    2012-02-01

  • Closed date

    2012-06-12

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-12

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

    JR41726

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

    IC84303

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC81165

Modified date: 12 June 2012