Why Does a Partitioned (ALP) T10KC MVC Show The Size as 4498 Instead of 5000? (Doc ID 1564744.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2015

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 7.1 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.1 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Goal

 A partitioned MVC, indicated by a (P) in the below report excerpt, shows a different Size from the standard MVC, shown with an (I):

 MVC    NUMBER                      SIZE  MOUNT  <----STATUS--->  <------LAST MOUNTED-------> LOCATION OWNER/COMMENT/    
 VOLSER  VTVS  %USED %AVAIL  %FRAG  (GB)  COUNT  I B L D R U T M   DATE      TIME    VTSS     / ACS ID CONSOLIDATE TIME  
 A17000   445  10.47  89.53   0.00 4498.0    74  P - - - - U - -  2013JUN25 05:30:26 VSMB     01       PARTB1          
 A17004   464   2.82  97.18   0.00 5000.0    39  I - - - - U - -  2013JUN25 08:46:13 VSMB     01       MVCV1          

Solution

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