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IC83689: DB2OSCONF RECOMMENDS EXCESSIVE 2 X RAM FOR SHMMAX ON SOLARIS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The Solaris kernel recommendations from db2osconf were adjusted
    in DB2 Version 9.5 Fix pack 8 to recommend 2 X RAM for
    project.total-shm-memory .  This was also reflected in the
    shm.shmmax recommendation , which is excessive - it should be no
    more than 1 X RAM .
    

Local fix

  • set shmmax, if applicable, to no more than 1 x RAM
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Systems running DB2 on the Solaris platform                  *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Use Local fix                                                *
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Problem conclusion

  • Problem first fixed in DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 7
    

Temporary fix

  • see Local Fix
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC83689

  • 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

    2012-05-23

  • Closed date

    2012-10-30

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-30

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

    IC83665

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

Modules/Macros

  • sqo
    

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 #: IC83689

Modified date: 30 October 2012