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Hritam

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:12 pm    Post subject: How to solve File Allocation Error: MISSING VALUE FOR BLOCk
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Hi All,
I want to allocate a PDS whose Space Unit is BLOCK also mentioned its block size & other information like dir blocks, rec length & its RECFM correctly. But I am getting an error

?MISSING VALUE FOR BLOCK
MISSING A DECIMAL NUMBER FROM 0 TO 65535? & so the dataset is not allocated.

Please let me know if you have any information on this
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DavidatK

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Please help to solve this "File Allocation Error&qu
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It is unclear what the problem is,

Please supply allocation code that is giving the problem.

Thanks,

Dave
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2006 5:10 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,
File i am trying to allocate a file with following allocation details:

General Data Current Allocation
Management class . . : xxxxx Allocated blocks . : 36
Storage class . . . : yyyyy Allocated extents . : 1
Volume serial . . . : zzzzz
Device type . . . . : 1234
Data class . . . . . : DCSTD Current Utilization
Organization . . . : PO Used blocks . . . . : 33
Record format . . . : FB Used extents . . . : 1
Record length . . . : 80
Block size . . . . : 27920
1st extent blocks . : 36
Secondary blocks . : 379
Data set name type : PDS

by giving the following details:

VOLUME SERIAL ===> zzzzz
GENERIC UNIT ===>
SPACE UNITS ===> BLOCK
PRIMARY QUANTITY ===> 36
SECONDARY QUANTITY ===> 379
DIRECTORY BLOCKS ===> 720
RECORD FORMAT ===> FB
RECORD LENGTH ===> 80
BLOCK SIZE ===> 27920
EXPIRATION DATE ===>

It gives the Error i already mentioned.
But when instead of BLOCK if we put TRACK/Cylinder it works fine. Why
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:40 am    Post subject: Re: Please help to solve this "File Allocation Error&qu
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????????

When I try this allocation, it works for me. Maybe it is some site contraint? Instead of using 'BLOCK' how does 'BLKS' work? Wish I could help more on this. Maybe somone else will have some suggestions.

Dave
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Hritam

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:59 pm    Post subject:
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Its OK David, enough of that error :-) , i could not able to find the answer of it, still if anyone have any idea of the Error i mentioned , please let me know.
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