IBM DB2 on FreeBSD 6.1
Ion-Mihai IOnut Tetcu
itetcu at FreeBSD.org
Sun Oct 22 23:09:18 UTC 2006
On Sun, 22 Oct 2006 19:01:20 -0400
"Matt Emmerton" <matt at gsicomp.on.ca> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >I want to use FreeBSD on Server Production
> >My goal is to use IBM DB2 database server (C-Express is give in tgz,
> >with a
> java installer ... so)
> >Does any one can report a success on this product under freebsd ?
> >It's as fast as on linux box ?
> DB2 on Linux makes extensive use of Linux-isms which FreeBSD does not
> reproduce, mostly due to kernel differences but also due to issues in
> the linuxulator. In the past, I've found differences with stat,
> memory allocation and AIO features which cripple DB2 to the point of
> not starting up or running properly.
> If anyone wants work to resolve these issues, please contact me
> off-list. I have access to the information that we'd need to get
> this working.
A lot of work is being done on our linux support, please see
The guys on emulation@ might be interested / able to help you.
IOnut - Un^d^dregistered ;) FreeBSD "user"
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