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DB2 V8 upgrade error: beyond active USING range

 
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chandru_g

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:29 pm    Post subject: DB2 V8 upgrade error: beyond active USING range
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Hi All,

We are migrating to Db2 V8 and when trying to compile using DB2 V8, I

am getting...

"ASMA034E Operand xxx beyond active USING range by 16 bytes" bytes"

Any idea how this can be solved? We dont have any issues with DB2 V7.
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply to: DB2 V8 upgrade
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find out which csect in Your source has grown outside it' s old addressability layout

due probably to v8 copybook changes and find a way to reduce it' s size
or review the register usage and add a new base register
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply to: DB2 V8 upgrade
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can you give me an example on how to add new base register... or a link which can help me?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply to: DB2 V8 upgrade error: beyond active USING range
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if it is an in house application, then there should be somebody able to fix it
a useless answer ( even if technically correct ) to the base register question could be
Code:

before
*234567890123456
         USING csectname,REG1
         .........  instructions to load the REG1 with a valid address
after
         USING csectname,REG1,REG2
         .........  instructions to load the REG1 with a valid address
         LA   REG2,2048(,REG1)
         LA   REG2,2048(,REG2)

the above snippet is for 24/31 byte addressing mode
for 64 bits the mumbo jumbo might be completely different
( anyway there are not many people in 64 bit assembler programming )

if the issue is with some third party software - IBM included , contact the provider for a fix
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