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DB2 Universal Database Version 8.2 for Linux HOWTO

DB2 Universal Database Version 8.2 for Linux HOWTO

Ian Hakes

Rory Hinton

Dan Scott

Revision History
Revision 1.1.72006-01-13Revised by: dbs
Add Fedora Core 4, OpenSuse 10.0, and Ubuntu 5.10.
Revision 1.1.62005-11-09Revised by: dbs
Minor updates for Ubuntu installation steps.
Revision 1.1.52005-10-31Revised by: idmh
Updated user setup instructions for non-DB2 created users.
Revision 1.1.42005-07-13Revised by: dbs
Added Ubuntu instructions.
Revision 1.1.32005-04-20Revised by: idmh
Added Red Hat Enterprise 4 instructions. Corrected minor cross-reference link issues.
Revision 1.1.22005-02-07Revised by: idmh
Updated non-RPM install instructions. Minor updates to clarify audience and add some late breaking information.
Revision 1.1.12005-01-25Revised by: idmh
Added Gentoo install instructions (provided by Dan Scott)
Revision 1.0.12005-01-06Revised by: idmh
Fixed typos in Red Hat 2.6 Enhancements section
Revision 1.0.02004-12-09Revised by: idmh
Initial release of DB2 V8.2 HOWTO.

This HOWTO is intended for anyone interested in installing and using 32-bit IBM DB2® Universal Database on Linux®. If you're interested in 64–bit or other architectures, we refer you to the official documentation sources (see Resources for a link).


Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Who should read this HOWTO
1.2. Disclaimer
1.3. Copyright and license
1.4. Credits
1.5. About the authors
2. Prerequisites
2.1. Hardware requirements
2.2. Software requirements
3. Installation considerations and planning
3.1. Installation methods
3.2. Storage planning
3.3. User and group setup
4. Installing DB2 UDB Version 8.2
4.1. db2setup installation
5. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on OpenSuse 10.0
5.1. Installation
5.2. Post-installation notes
6. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3
6.1. Pre-installation notes
6.2. Installation notes
6.3. Post-installation notes
7. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4
7.1. Pre-installation notes
7.2. Installation notes
7.3. Post-installation notes
8. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on SuSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) 9
8.1. Pre-installation notes
8.2. Installation Notes
8.3. Post-installation notes
9. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on SuSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) 8
9.1. Pre-installation notes
9.2. Installation notes
10. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on SuSE Linux Professional 9.1
10.1. Pre-installation notes
10.2. Installation notes
11. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on SuSE Linux Personal 9.1
11.1. Pre-installation notes
11.2. Installation notes
12. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Fedora Core 2
12.1. Pre-installation notes
12.2. Install Notes
12.3. Post-installation notes
13. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Fedora Core 4
13.1. Pre-installation notes
13.2. Installation
13.3. Post-installation notes
14. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Mandriva Linux 10.1 (Community)
14.1. Pre-installation notes
14.2. Installation notes
14.3. Post-installation notes
15. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Gentoo (2005-01-17)
15.1. Pre-installation notes
15.2. Installation notes
15.3. Post-installation notes
16. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Ubuntu 5.04 'Hoary Hedgehog'
17. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Ubuntu 5.10 'The Breezy Badger'
18. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on systems that use .deb packages
18.1. Pre-installation notes
18.2. Installation notes
18.3. Post-installation notes
19. Installing the DB2 UDB Information Center
19.1. Installing the Information Center locally
19.2. The Information Center daemon
19.3. Accessing an installed Information Center
20. Removing DB2 UDB Version 8.2
21. DB2 UDB and the 2.6 kernel
22. Using DB2 UDB
22.1. DB2 UDB Control Center
22.2. DB2 UDB Information Center
22.3. DB2 UDB CLP
23. Resources
23.1. Newsgroups
23.2. Web sites
24. GNU Free Documentation License
24.1. PREAMBLE
24.2. APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
24.3. VERBATIM COPYING
24.4. COPYING IN QUANTITY
24.5. MODIFICATIONS
24.6. COMBINING DOCUMENTS
24.7. COLLECTIONS OF DOCUMENTS
24.8. AGGREGATION WITH INDEPENDENT WORKS
24.9. TRANSLATION
24.10. TERMINATION
24.11. FUTURE REVISIONS OF THIS LICENSE
25. Trademarks