So here's a funny one. I just decided to try it on a fully virtual partition. I selected "NO" to distribute O/S on available disk units.

IBM i says: "Distribute OS/400 required when new disk units added."

So not only does it default to yes, it forces it.

Oh and Yes it says "OS/400" :-)

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

On 4/26/2014 11:37 AM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

When you go to do the reload of an unload/reload
and you are trying this large load source with multiple smaller virtual
do you select the option to scatter the OS or put it all on 1 drive?

See "Distribute IBM i on available disk units" below

Press the Enter key.
If you selected install option 1 (Take defaults), skip to step 14.
If you selected install option 2 (Change install options), you are shown
the Specify Install Options

Specify Install Options
Type choices, press Enter.
Restore option . . . . __ 1=Restore programs and language objects
from current media set
2=Do not restore programs or
language objects
3=Restore only language objects
from current media set
4=Restore only language objects
from a different media set using the
current install device
Job and output
queues option . . . . __ 1=Clear, 2=Keep
Distribute IBM i on
available disk units __ 1=Yes, 2=No

Rob Berendt

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