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-RMS-F-FUL, device full (insufficient space for allocation)

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Jan van den Ende
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Re: -RMS-F-FUL, device full (insufficient space for allocation)


a minor addition to John G:

If you're worried about fragmentation, INITIALIZE your disk with the largest possible cluster size, and leave the rest to OpenVMS to deal with.

Another qualifier that is very useful here is /EXTEND=...
Use it next to /CLUSTER, or, if a very large cluster has too many drawbacks (small files also allocate CLUSTERSIZE), then seek your own optimum combo of the two.

I have always found fragmentation to only start being adverse when Extension Headers are needed, and only becoming noticable when the # of extension headers exceeds (SYSGEN's) ACP_WINDOW. ymmv



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