• Subject: Re: Temporary Addresses - What causes them to be used up?
  • From: "Al Barsa, Jr." <barsa2@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 09:58:06 -0800

At 10:56 PM 01/18/2000 -0500, you wrote:
> > As you create and delete any object on the system, this will consume an
> > address.  You have 2 to the 48th power temporary addresses on a CISC
> > system.  If you *NEVER want to IPL, go to RISC, which has 2 to the 64th 
> power.
>Which is: 18,446,744,073,709,551,616.  Now at 55,000 files per library 
>you'd have
>to create and delete a library full every second for 10 million years to 
>use em
>Seems like enough.

It's my contention that (at the current rate that we use our systems) that 
you never have to IPL a RISC AS/400, except for operations that require an 
IPL (PTFs, new releases, upgrades, etc.).

The only exception to this is QRPLOBJ.  IMHO, IBM needs to create an 
extension to cleanup that does a smart cleanup of QRPLOBJ, which tests for 
objects in use.  The old design to cleanup at the end of IPL was adequate 
for CISC, but not for RISC.


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