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Currently, when you install DB2 10.1 on AIX, it assumes that you want to use IOCP. But not only does it default DB2_USE_IOCP to ON, it also turns on IOCP at the AIX level. Some customers (including us) have bad experiences of IOCP and do not want to use it. We have turned it off at the AIX level and wish to leave it off. Currently, when we do a DB2 install, to turn IOCP off again, we have to reboot the LPAR. This disrupts, lengthens and adds risk to our DB2 installation slots, which in a high availability system is a significant impact to the client. Can you make the turn-on of IOCP at the AIX level optional please?
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