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IC82427: ON AIX DUIRNG DB2DIAG LOG CONTENTION, THE RETRY-OPENING DB2DIAG.LOG MAY TAKE TOO LONG IF DB2DIAG.LOG WAS LOCKED BY ANOTHER PROCE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On AIX, duirng db2diag.log contention, when db2diag.log is
    locked by another process,  the retry-opening db2diag.log will
    take very long time ( almost 10 hours ) before giving
    up.
    

Local fix

  • Release the db2diag.log file lock by moving or archiving
    db2diag.log
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of version 9.7 on AIX                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * On AIX, duirng db2diag.log contention, when db2diag.log is   *
    * locked by another process,  the retry-opening db2diag.log    *
    * will                                                         *
    * take longer time ( 4 - 5 minutes ) before giving up.         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Problem was first fixed in Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6.
    

Temporary fix

  • Release the db2diag.log file lock by moving or archiving
    db2diag.log
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC82427

  • 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

    2012-04-02

  • Closed date

    2012-06-04

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-04

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

    IC80596

  • 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 #: IC82427

Modified date: 04 June 2012