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DB2 - Problem description

Problem IC70652 Status: Closed

DB2_DEINSTALL LOG FILE SHOWS A GLOBAL REGISTRY ERROR FOR A NON-ROOT
UNINSTALL

product:
DB2 FOR LUW / DB2FORLUW / 950 - DB2
Problem description:
If the root global registry file(/var/db2/global.reg) does not 
exist, db2_deinstall for a non-root install will show an error 
message in the log file. This error can safely be ignored. 
 
e.g. Contents of log file 
 
ERROR: Updating DB2 global registry with the current 
installation failed. Rerun 
the command again to try to update global registry. If the 
problem still exist, 
contact IBM Service. 
 
Updating global registry :.......Failure 
 
After applying the fix, the errors will not be seen in the 
uninstall log file.
Problem Summary:
**************************************************************** 
* USERS AFFECTED:                                              * 
* All                                                          * 
**************************************************************** 
* PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         * 
* If the root global registry file(/var/db2/global.reg) does   * 
* not                                                          * 
* exist, db2_deinstall for a non-root install will show an     * 
* error                                                        * 
* message in the log file. This error can safely be ignored.   * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* e.g. Contents of log file                                    * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* ERROR: Updating DB2 global registry with the current         * 
*                                                              * 
* installation failed. Rerun                                   * 
*                                                              * 
* the command again to try to update global registry. If the   * 
*                                                              * 
* problem still exist,                                         * 
*                                                              * 
* contact IBM Service.                                         * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* Updating global registry :.......Failure                     * 
**************************************************************** 
* RECOMMENDATION:                                              * 
* Upgrade to IBM DB2 V9.5 FixPack 7                            * 
****************************************************************
Local Fix:
N/A
available fix packs:
DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.5 Fix Pack 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Solution
Upgrade to IBM DB2 V9.5 FixPack 7
Workaround
not known / see Local fix
BUG-Tracking
forerunner  : APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following: IC74920 
follow-up : 
Timestamps
Date  - problem reported    :
Date  - problem closed      :
Date  - last modified       :
19.08.2010
19.10.2010
19.10.2010
Problem solved at the following versions (IBM BugInfos)
9.5.FP7
Problem solved according to the fixlist(s) of the following version(s)
9.1.0.7 FixList
9.5.0.7 FixList
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