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DB2 - Problem description

Problem IC72874 Status: Closed

DB2IUPGRADE FAILS WITH DBI1281E BECAUSE AWK FAILS TO PARSE A ROW IN THE
GLOBAL REGISTRY

product:
DB2 FOR LUW / DB2FORLUW / 910 - DB2
Problem description:
If the global registry contains unprintable characters, 
db2iupgrade may fail with DBI1281E. 
 
e.g. After running db2iupgrade 
 
DBI1281E The database manager configuration file could not be 
initialized. 
 
Viewing the debug output will show the following: 
 
+ /opt/IBM/db2/V9.7/instance/db2iexec db2inst1 
/opt/IBM/db2/V9.7/instance/db2idbm db2inst1 /home/db2inst1 
db2iadm1 1 SERVER /tmp/db2icrt.tmp1.970980 
awk: 0602-562 Field $(V,XXX,YYYYY,<unprintable 
characters>,ZZZZZZ,) is not correct. 
 The input line is XX. 
 The source line is 1. 
/opt/IBM/db2/V9.7/instance/db2idbm: test: 0402-017 Specify a 
parameter with this command. 
 
After applying the fix, db2iupgrade will complete without any 
errors from db2idbm.
Problem Summary:
**************************************************************** 
* USERS AFFECTED:                                              * 
* AIX                                                          * 
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* PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         * 
* If the global registry contains unprintable characters,      * 
*                                                              * 
* db2iupgrade may fail with DBI1281E.                          * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* e.g. After running db2iupgrade                               * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* DBI1281E The database manager configuration file could not   * 
* be                                                           * 
* initialized.                                                 * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* Viewing the debug output will show the following:            * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* + /opt/IBM/db2/V9.7/instance/db2iexec db2inst1               * 
*                                                              * 
* /opt/IBM/db2/V9.7/instance/db2idbm db2inst1 /home/db2inst1   * 
*                                                              * 
* db2iadm1 1 SERVER /tmp/db2icrt.tmp1.970980                   * 
*                                                              * 
* awk: 0602-562 Field $(V,XXX,YYYYY,<unprintable               * 
*                                                              * 
* characters>,ZZZZZZ,) is not correct.                         * 
*                                                              * 
* The input line is XX.                                        * 
*                                                              * 
* The source line is 1.                                        * 
*                                                              * 
* /opt/IBM/db2/V9.7/instance/db2idbm: test: 0402-017 Specify a * 
*                                                              * 
* parameter with this command.                                 * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
*                                                              * 
* After applying the fix, db2iupgrade will complete without    * 
* any                                                          * 
* errors from db2idbm.                                         * 
**************************************************************** 
* RECOMMENDATION:                                              * 
* Upgrade to DB2 UDB to 9.1 fix pack 10.                       * 
****************************************************************
Local Fix:
Modify db2idbm as below: 
NUMINST=`${DB2DIR?}/bin/db2greg -dump | /usr/bin/grep -v ^V | \
available fix packs:
DB2 Version 9.1 Fix Pack 10  for Linux, UNIX and Windows
DB2 Version 9.1 Fix Pack 11  for Linux, UNIX and Windows
DB2 Version 9.1 Fix Pack 12  for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Solution
Problem was first fixed in DB2 UDB Version 9.1 Fix Pack 10.
Workaround
not known / see Local fix
BUG-Tracking
forerunner  : APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following: IC72922 IC72923 IC72924 
follow-up : 
Timestamps
Date  - problem reported    :
Date  - problem closed      :
Date  - last modified       :
29.11.2010
13.06.2011
13.06.2011
Problem solved at the following versions (IBM BugInfos)
9.1.FP10
Problem solved according to the fixlist(s) of the following version(s)
9.1.0.10 FixList
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