IBM DASD alternatives?
ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 14:45:21 CST 2005
Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> 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?
Oh. I almost forgot. You can also boot VM from tape and create a
virtual minidisk in storage.
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