DB2 Universal Database Version 8.2 for Linux HOWTO

Ian Hakes

Rory Hinton

Dan Scott - Conversion to DocBook XML.

Revision History
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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3
5.1. Pre-installation notes
5.2. Installation notes
5.3. Post-installation notes
6. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4
6.1. Pre-installation notes
6.2. Installation notes
6.3. Post-installation notes
7. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on SuSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) 9
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) 8
8.1. Pre-installation notes
8.2. Installation notes
9. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on SuSE Linux Professional 9.1
9.1. Pre-installation notes
9.2. Installation notes
10. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on SuSE Linux Personal 9.1
10.1. Pre-installation notes
10.2. Installation notes
11. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Fedora Core 2
11.1. Pre-installation notes
11.2. Install Notes
11.3. Post-installation notes
12. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Mandrake Linux 10.1 (Community)
12.1. Pre-installation notes
12.2. Installation notes
12.3. Post-installation notes
13. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Gentoo (2005-01-17)
13.1. Pre-installation notes
13.2. Installation notes
13.3. Post-installation notes
14. Installing DB2 Version 8.2 on Ubuntu 5.0.4
14.1. Pre-installation notes
14.2. Installation notes
14.3. Post-installation notes
15. Installing the DB2 UDB Information Center
15.1. Installing the Information Center locally
15.2. The Information Center daemon
15.3. Accessing an installed Information Center
16. Removing DB2 UDB Version 8.2
17. DB2 UDB and the 2.6 kernel
18. Using DB2 UDB
18.1. DB2 UDB Control Center
18.2. DB2 UDB Information Center
18.3. DB2 UDB CLP
19. Resources
19.1. Newsgroups
19.2. Web sites
20. GNU Free Documentation License
20.1. PREAMBLE
20.2. APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
20.3. VERBATIM COPYING
20.4. COPYING IN QUANTITY
20.5. MODIFICATIONS
20.6. COMBINING DOCUMENTS
20.7. COLLECTIONS OF DOCUMENTS
20.8. AGGREGATION WITH INDEPENDENT WORKS
20.9. TRANSLATION
20.10. TERMINATION
20.11. FUTURE REVISIONS OF THIS LICENSE
21. Trademarks