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DB2 sqlcode -2044 error - backups fail

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3 (SLES 11 SP3)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 (SLES 11 SP4)

Situation

After updating to kernel version 3.0.101-108.38.1 or version 3.0.101-108.41.1 storage backups were starting to fail. The DB2 errors pointed to ipc (interprocess communication) related errors.

The DB2 log (db2idag log) is showing an error like this:
FUNCTION: DB2 UDB, database utilities, sqluBufInUse, probe:1453
MESSAGE : SQL2044N An error occurred while accessing a message queue."

Resolution

The SLES11 SP4 kernel update: 3.0.101-108.52.1 and SLES11 SP3 LTSS kernel update: 3.0.101-0.47.106.32.1, both released May/31 include the patch to resolve the problem.


Cause

Cause is a faulty parsing of msgctl args in a fix of an ipc data structure inconsistency.

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  • Document ID:7022986
  • Creation Date:18-MAY-18
  • Modified Date:31-MAY-18
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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