IBM DASD alternatives?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Thu Dec 8 14:05:51 CST 2005


On Thursday 08 December 2005 14:24, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> DASD isn't a requisite of using a mainframe.  Just use minidisks. 
> DASD is mostly used for data storage.  Although there are a lot of
> setups out there that IPL from DASD, I would venture to say that most
> setups IPL from minidisk.  Not that most setups IPL that often.

Pardon my ignorance, but how do you have minidisks without some DASD to 
put them on?

Pat
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