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Specifying primary and secondary space based on no of record

 
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 11:00 am    Post subject: Specifying primary and secondary space based on no of record
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HI,

Can u help me how to specify primary and secondary space based on no of records.

Eg: I have a ITAPE file which contains 5967886 records, i want to convert it to DASD file. Can you help me how to give primary and secondary space for cylinders.

Thank you.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 1:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Specifying primary and secondary space based on no of re
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srini1528 wrote:
HI,

Can u help me how to specify primary and secondary space based on no of records.

Eg: I have a ITAPE file which contains 5967886 records, i want to convert it to DASD file. Can you help me how to give primary and secondary space for cylinders.

Thank you.


Hi,

I think you should also consider the record length. Moreover, I think you should consider why you would want to store a file containing 5M+ records on DASD. There must be a pretty good reason why that file is on tape. Do you need all of the 5M+ records on disk? Maybe you can just filter out what you need. Just my 2 cents icon_redface.gif
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 9:58 pm    Post subject:
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Can't help without the LRECL and RECFM.

Also search the forum as I have already answered this question countless times before.
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