Note that IBM does not officially support this distribution for DB2 UDB V8.2. Any problems you encounter using this distribution must be replicated on a supported distribution before IBM Support will help you resolve the issue.
These notes are based on the 2.6.4-52-default kernel and installing to a single-partition environment.
The pdksh package is not installed by default. If you want to install a multiple-partition environment on SuSE Linux Personal, you will have to install pdksh.
The installer may complain about being unable to use the SMTP server even though postfix is installed and sendmail is available in the path. Make sure that postfix has been started before installation.
The usual trick of adding an xhost entry for localhost and then exporting the DISPLAY=localhost:0 when installing (so that the graphical utilities are displayed on a non-root user's desktop) didn't seem to work here. Instead, execute the following command to log in as root and forward the X server:
ssh -X root@localhost