Terminology [was RE: IBM z890]

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Nov 3 12:49:42 CST 2015

> On Nov 3, 2015, at 1:26 PM, Rich Alderson <RichA at LivingComputerMuseum.org> wrote:
> Mike Ross
> Sent: Monday, November 02, 2015 7:15 PM
>> One does not boot a mainframe; one IPLs it. :)
> Only if said mainframe is from a company with HQ in Armonk, NY.  ;->
> You know, the same company that does not have dis[kc]s, but DASD.

A.k.a. "files".  And it doesn't have files, it has datasets.  And it doesn't have datasets, but what it calls a modem I have no idea.  :-)

Some other mainframes might be deadstarted.


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