• Subject: Re: sorting scheduled jobs in a jobq
  • From: bdietz@xxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 18 Nov 1997 12:33:41 -0500

I'm not sure why they a sorted the way they are but one way to sort them
correctly is to use the priorty.
Submit the one you want first at a lower pty than the next, and so on.
Besure to watch that  the profile that submits the jobs has the ability to
submit jobs at the pty that you choose.  That is in the usrprf in the "
Highest scheduling priority" section.

Bryan Dietz
3X Corp.
http://www.3x.com





Christian Zander <100070.2407@compuserve.com> on 11/18/97 01:35:50 AM

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cc:    (bcc: Bryan Dietz/Columbus/3X Corp)
Subject:  sorting scheduled jobs in a jobq




Hello everybody,
I have a short question at a behaviour I had never seen before at the
AS/400.
Every night we submit some scheduled jobs to save data to different tapes.
They all have the same job priority, they all have the same date and time
scheduled. But they did not appear at the JOBQ in the order they were
launched.
The list looks like this:
Job     User    Number  Priority        State
TAP01   SYSOPR  545668     5            SCD
QTAPE7  SYSOPR  545671     5            SCD
TAP02   SYSOPR  545670     5            SCD
QTAPE6  SYSOPR  545672     5            SCD
As you can see the job-numbers are not sorted. The job schedulings are all
the same, but the order should have been 545668, 545670, 545671 and 545672.
The only way to get this fixed (to get it in the right order) is to change
the starting times of the jobs corresponding to the wanted sorting.
We never tried out to let this list be unchanged and see what happens,
because the correct sorting is essential for us.
Has anyone seen this before and is there a PTF available to get this fixed?
TIA
 Chris
 calling from Kassel
 (WOW this is the second message today. I'm _REALLY_ back to the list)
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