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help needed for installing DB2 on AIX

Hi all,
I downloaded DB2 enterprise edition from partnerworld on ibm.com and
unzipped and untarred it and copied it to CD and tried installing on AIX
using SMIT.
I am getting errors while installing DB2. they seems like related to java or
dependent on java. Is there anyone who has faced some problem installing
DB2? Do i have to install Java from expansion pack or bonus pack before
installing DB2

regards,
Jagdip
Nov 12 '05 #1
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At a guess (without more details it's difficult to tell) you're running
into difficulty running the graphical installer on V8, which is a Java
application ?

I've not had the "privilege" of installing V8 on AIX yet, so this advice
may not be 100% relevant on that environment. On Linux you can "avoid"
the graphical installer, as long as you are happy with a default install,
by using the command "db2install" instead of "db2setup".

Did you read the "Getting Started" manual for this version ? It gives a
lot of information about installation, including prerequisites and full
instructions.

HTH

Phil

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 14:34:59 -0600, jaggi wrote:
Hi all,
I downloaded DB2 enterprise edition from partnerworld on ibm.com and
unzipped and untarred it and copied it to CD and tried installing on AIX
using SMIT.
I am getting errors while installing DB2. they seems like related to java or
dependent on java. Is there anyone who has faced some problem installing
DB2? Do i have to install Java from expansion pack or bonus pack before
installing DB2

regards,
Jagdip


Nov 12 '05 #2
You can also do a response file install if you haven't got the right JDK
on AIX for the install.

Philip Nelson wrote:
At a guess (without more details it's difficult to tell) you're running
into difficulty running the graphical installer on V8, which is a Java
application ?

I've not had the "privilege" of installing V8 on AIX yet, so this advice
may not be 100% relevant on that environment. On Linux you can "avoid"
the graphical installer, as long as you are happy with a default install,
by using the command "db2install" instead of "db2setup".

Did you read the "Getting Started" manual for this version ? It gives a
lot of information about installation, including prerequisites and full
instructions.

HTH

Phil

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 14:34:59 -0600, jaggi wrote:

Hi all,
I downloaded DB2 enterprise edition from partnerworld on ibm.com and
unzipped and untarred it and copied it to CD and tried installing on AIX
using SMIT.
I am getting errors while installing DB2. they seems like related to java or
dependent on java. Is there anyone who has faced some problem installing
DB2? Do i have to install Java from expansion pack or bonus pack before
installing DB2

regards,
Jagdip



Nov 12 '05 #3
If you're on v8, search on this topic
"Starting the DB2 Setup wizard for a DB2 server installation (UNIX)"
at this URL:

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infoce...help/index.jsp
jaggi wrote:
Hi all,
I downloaded DB2 enterprise edition from partnerworld on ibm.com and
unzipped and untarred it and copied it to CD and tried installing on AIX
using SMIT.
I am getting errors while installing DB2. they seems like related to java or
dependent on java. Is there anyone who has faced some problem installing
DB2? Do i have to install Java from expansion pack or bonus pack before
installing DB2

regards,
Jagdip


Nov 12 '05 #4

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