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IC90965: CONTAINER RESIZE BEYOND 16 TB DOES NOT FAIL AND CAUSES UNEXPECTED RESULTS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • JFS2 has a MAX_FILESIZE limitation of 16 TB
    When DB2 re-sizes a container to a size beyond 16 TB, the action
    succeeds without giving and error but the container only grows
    till the JFS2 limit.
    This causes unexpected results when trying to access the
    container again.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * DB2 V9.7                                                     *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 V9.7 FP9                                      *
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Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in DB2 V9.7 FP9
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC90965

  • 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

    2013-03-20

  • Closed date

    2013-12-30

  • Last modified date

    2013-12-30

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

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

    IC97875 IC97880

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 #: IC90965

Modified date: 30 December 2013