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Stacking multiple DASD volumes on to tape

 
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T.O.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 10:57 pm    Post subject: Stacking multiple DASD volumes on to tape
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I want to stack multiple DASD volumes on to tape. I created a job with retain and referbacks like this.

//STEP010.TAPEA DD LABEL=(2,SL),
// VOL=(,RETAIN,,REF=*.PROC010.STEP010.TAPEA)


//PROC030 EXEC MASHBKS1,VOL=STRB92
//STEP010.TAPEA DD LABEL=(3,SL),
// VOL=(,RETAIN,,REF=*.PROC010.STEP010.TAPEA)

etc

The trouble is when the previous step goes into a second volume it fails. How do I avoid this ?
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mmwife

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2006 6:42 am    Post subject:
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Hi T.O.

Try coding the # of vols in the VOL param. Ive seen 999 used when the # required is unknown.
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