• Subject: Re: Warning: web400-outgoing@mps.mfx.net - User unknown!
  • From: "Phil Groschwitz" <phil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 19:42:41 -0500

yep
----- Original Message -----
From: <Jon.Paris@hal.it>
To: <web400@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 6:39 PM
Subject: Warning: web400-outgoing@mps.mfx.net - User unknown!


> Is anybody else geting these annoying messages every time they post to the
> list?
>
> ---------------------- Forwarded by Jon Paris/HAL/IT on 03/29/2001 06:38
PM
> ---------------------------
>
>
> MDaemon@mps.mfx.net on 03/29/2001 03:53:02 PM
>
> Please respond to MDaemon@mps.mfx.net
>
> To:   Jon.Paris@hal.it
> cc:
>
> Subject:  Warning: web400-outgoing@mps.mfx.net - User unknown!
>
>
> web400-outgoing@mps.mfx.net - no such user here.
>
> There is no user by that name at this server.
>
> : Message contains [1] file attachments
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>
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>
> Maine Public Service Company
> www.mainepublicservice.com
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>  >> My one KB gif takes up 4MB on db2 where it is  stored as a BLOB.  Can
> anybody explain why and how to avoid such  overhead.
>
> This is suspicion not knowledge but I doubt that it takes up 1Kb on your
PC
> (or whatever) either.  It will take up whatever the minimum hardware
> allocation is.  On my Windows machine the cluster size is 4Kb and even
> though Windows reports files of 1, 2 and 3Kb I suspect that they take up 4
> anyway.  That was certainly true on Win 98 using the FAT file system.
>
> My guess is that the AS/400 is reporting _actual_ DASD usage and that 4Mb
> is its minimum allocation unit.
>
> Try increasing the size of the GIF and see at what point the 400 reports
> using more space.  As others have suggested you are far better off placing
> items of this size in the IFS anyway - remember what BLOB stands for the
> L=Large and the system architecture will be oriented that way.  I don't
> think 1Kb GIFs are what they would have had in mind.
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