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    Sep 03
    2008

    OS25988 - DEFINE VSAM LINEAR DS with CISIZE GT 4K

    Lizette Koehler
    [Scana Corporation]
    Cross Posting to DB2-L

    IBM Has identified the following open APAR for my issue with a VSAM Define not working in z/OS V1.9

    Lizette




    APAR Identifier ...... OA25988 Last Changed ........ 08/08/05
    IDCAMS DEFINE OF A LINEAR WITH A CISIZE OF LARGER THAN 4K AND
    SPACE SPECIFED IN RECORDS DOES NOT ALLOCATE THE CORRECT SPACE

    Symptom ...... IN INCORROUT Status ........... OPEN
    Severity ................... 2 Date Closed .........
    Component .......... 5695DF103 Duplicate of ........
    Reported Release ......... 190 Fixed Release ............
    Component Name ACCESS METHOD S Special Notice
    Current Target Date ..08/10/04 Flags
    SCP ...................
    Platform ............

    Status Detail: ANALYSIS - APAR is being investigated or debugged.

    PE PTF List:

    PTF List:


    Parent APAR:
    Child APAR list:


    ERROR DESCRIPTION:
    An IDCAMS define of a linear data set with a cisize greater than
    4096 and space specified in records will not allocate the
    correct amount of space. The space should be calculated using
    the cisize times the number of records, but it is currently
    using a value of 4096 times the number of records. For example a
    32K cisize will produce a data set with 1/8th the expected
    amount of space.


    LOCAL FIX:
    If possible, use tracks or cylinders when defining a linear data
    set with a cisize larger than than 4096.

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