• Subject: Re: Tip for the day - Managing High Priority - CPU Blocking Jobs
  • From: "Neil Palmer" <neilp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 23:50:42 -0400

Yes, you're correct Larry - this was only on CISC hardware.
I believe the RISC "solution" was the introdution of the system value 
QDYNPTYSCD - with the default setting of '1' - although I think if you set 
a job with priority of 0 through 9 it can still lock the system if it goes 
into a loop.


Larry Bolhuis <lbolhuis@arbsol.com>
Sent by: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
2001/04/15 20:28
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        Subject:        Re: Tip for the day - Managing High Priority - CPU 
Blocking Jobs

As I recall they thing was called 'Hog Hunter'. I also seem to recall it
was never made available on RISC.  Memory fuzzzzy......

It did work though!!

 - Larry

Neil Palmer wrote:
> Here's a handy tip in this APAR.
> I first saw this around 3 years ago, and came across it again when 
> to see how old QSYSMSG was
> (QSYSMSG predated 1991, and I believe it even existed on the S/38).
> Item MA12884
>   APAR Identifier ...... MA12884      Last Changed..97/07/11

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