Is V5R2 IFS exclusively Type2 now?  If not, you may need to convert the IFS
to use the new implementation.

Eric DeLong
Sally Beauty Company
MIS-Project Manager (BSG)
940-898-7863 or ext. 1863



-----Original Message-----
From: richard@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:richard@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2004 12:11 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: ** IFS Disk Space Allocation **


Hello All, 

We're doing an image file conversion for a customer on V5R2 and I am 
noticing that the IFS will often times allocate about 30-40% more disk 
than it really needs for each file that gets stored. While this works 
fine, it's very inefficient. 

Here's my question:

1.) Is there a way to improve space allocation in the IFS ? I don't know 
of one. 

2.) Would this be a case where a user defined file system would be 
warranted ? 

All input is appreciated. 

Regards,
Richard Schoen
RJS Software Systems Inc. 
"The AS/400 and iSeries Report and Data Delivery Experts"
Email: richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Web Site: http://www.rjssoftware.com
Tel: (952) 898-3038
Fax: (952) 898-1781
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