Quick Beginnings for DB2 Extended Enterprise Edition for UNIX
If you prefer to have printed copies of the manuals, you
can decompress and print PostScript versions as follows.
On UNIX systems:
- Mount the CD-ROM. Refer to the following procedures to mount the
CD-ROM on different UNIX operating systems:
- On AIX:
Perform the following steps to mount the CD-ROM on AIX operating
- Log in as root.
- Insert the CD-ROM in the drive.
- Create a root directory by entering the following command:
mkdir -p /cdrom
- Allocate a CD-ROM file system by typing the following command:
- Select FileSystems.
- Select Add/Change/Show/Delete FileSystems.
- Select CD-ROM FileSystems.
- Select Add CDROM FileSystems.
- Select the DEVICE Name.
Device names for CD-ROM file systems must be unique. You may
need to delete a previously-defined CD-ROM file system or use another
name for your directory, if there is a duplicate device name.
- Respond to the mount point prompt by typing the
- Mount the CD-ROM file system by typing the following command:
- Select the FileSystem name. For example, the name could
- Select the Directory name, /cdrom.
- Select the Type of filesystem, cdrfs.
- Set the Mount as READ-ONLY system to Yes.
- Log off.
- On Solaris:
Perform the following steps to mount the CD-ROM on Solaris operating
- Log in as root.
- If the Volume Manager is not running on your system, enter the following
commands to mount the CD-ROM:
mkdir -p /cdrom/unnamed_cdrom
mount -F hsfs -o ro /dev/dsk/c0t6d0s2 /cdrom/unnamed_cdrom
where /cdrom/unnamed_cdrom is the CD-ROM mount directory.
If you are mounting the CD-ROM drive from a remote system using NFS, the
CD-ROM file system on the remote machine must be exported with root
access. You must also mount that file system with root
access on the local machine.
If the Volume Manager (vold) is running on your system, the CD-ROM is
automatically mounted as:
- Log out.
- Change to /cdrom/doc/%L/ps directory on the CD-ROM, where
/cdrom is the mount point of the CD-ROM and %L is the name
of the desired locale. The manuals will be installed in the
previously-mentioned directory with file names ending with
Specify the full-path name for the file you intend to print.
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