Reserve DASD without increasing your backup times

Here's a way to allocate DASD without increasing your backup times.

Create a Library, w/Public *Exclude. Create some PF in the library. The following command will reserve 2gb. Repeat

as needed. Then delete one or two files at a time as needed.


CRTPF FILE(YourLib/FILENAME)
RCDLEN(2000)
TEXT('Description')
SIZE(2000000 10000 1000)
Allocate(*YES)

This was first published in March 2001

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