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IC82376: DB2 LAUNCHPAD DOES NOT PROVIDE OPTION TO INSTALL NEW DB2 COPY IF THERE IS AN EXISTING 64BIT IBM DATA SERVER DRIVER.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On a 64bit Windows, if there is a v97 64bit IBM Data Server
    Driver installed on the system, DB2 launchpad (setup.exe) will
    not show any option to install a new DB2 copy. That is, the
    "Install New" option will not be available.
    
    The problem is only applicable to 64bit Windows system.
    

Local fix

  • Use silent install to install a new DB2 copy, i.e., install
    using a response file.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * 64bit Windows with 64bit IBM DATA SERVER DRIVER installed.   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Update to Db2 v97 Fixpack 6 or Later.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • DB2 v97 Fixpack 6 and later.
    

Temporary fix

  • Use silent install to install a new DB2 copy
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC82376

  • 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

    2012-03-30

  • Closed date

    2012-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-05

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

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

    IC84570

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 #: IC82376

Modified date: 05 June 2012