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DB2 Universe Database Version 8.2 for Linux HOWTO

Ian Hakes

Rory Hinton

Dan Scott - Conversion to DocBook XML.

Revision History
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. Distribution Specific Considerations
5.1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3
5.2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4
5.3. SuSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) 9
5.4. SuSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) 8
5.5. SuSE Linux Professional 9.1
5.6. SuSE Linux Personal 9.1
5.7. Fedora Core 2
5.8. Mandrake Linux 10.1 (Community)
5.9. Gentoo (2005-01-17)
6. Installing the DB2 UDB Information Center
6.1. Installing the Information Center locally
6.2. The Information Center daemon
6.3. Accessing an installed Information Center
7. Removing DB2 UDB Version 8.2
8. DB2 UDB and the 2.6 kernel
9. Using DB2 UDB
9.1. DB2 UDB Control Center
9.2. DB2 UDB Information Center
9.3. DB2 UDB CLP
10. Resources
10.1. Newsgroups
10.2. Web sites
11. GNU Free Documentation License
11.1. PREAMBLE
11.2. APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
11.3. VERBATIM COPYING
11.4. COPYING IN QUANTITY
11.5. MODIFICATIONS
11.6. COMBINING DOCUMENTS
11.7. COLLECTIONS OF DOCUMENTS
11.8. AGGREGATION WITH INDEPENDENT WORKS
11.9. TRANSLATION
11.10. TERMINATION
11.11. FUTURE REVISIONS OF THIS LICENSE
12. Trademarks