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What will be the size of 1000 directory blocks

 
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navneet.dewangan

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:00 am    Post subject: What will be the size of 1000 directory blocks
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HI all,

When primary is 1000, secondary is 100 blocks and directory allocated is 1000 Directory block .

Could any one please tell me what will be the size of Dataset definetly a PDS.

But could any one tell how much blocks it will acquire.

Please repply ASAP
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:09 pm    Post subject:
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The number of blocks required depends on how many members you want to put into the PDS.

Usual formula is 6 members per block, 45 blocks per track, except for the first track which holds only 44 blocks.
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