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I have installed DB2 Express-C 10.5 on my Debian 7 system, with this command:

./db2_install -f sysreq

The -f option was necessary because DB2 failed to get info about my system.

But now I cannot start my fresh DB2 installation:

root@this:/opt/ibm/db2/V10.5/adm# ./db2start
SQL10007N Message "-1390" could not be retrieved.  Reason code: "3".
  • Never execute DB2 commands as root; do that as the instance owner, which you would have defined during the installation. – mustaccio Jan 23 '15 at 13:09
  • ++ with mustaccio. Plus did you run ./db2iupdt to your instance afterwards? Sometimes that is needed to set correct permissions on files. – Chris Aldrich Jan 23 '15 at 13:54
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The db2ilist command will list the user account(s) where a DB2 server instance exists. If no instances are listed, then you'll need to create one with the db2icrt command (after setting up a couple users and groups to accommodate it).

To start a DB2 instance, sign on or su - to the instance owner's account (db2inst1 by default) and run db2start.

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