Making VM Nucleus Generation Easy Using SCIF and PROP
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29
Building a Control Program (CP), a Conversational Monitoring System (CMS), or a Group Control System (GCS) nucleus for an IBM Virtual Machine (VM) System is a complex and error-prone process. First, the user must LINK and ACCESS all of the necessary mini-disks. Then a determination must be made in regard to the following questions: Is the search order correct? Are there any other disks in the search order containing files that may cause an incorrect build? Is the A-disk ACCESSed as a read/write disk? Is there sufficient space on the A-disk for the necessary work files? Have all necessary compiles and assemblies been done? Were the correct CNTRL files and MACLIBs used? Have all of the TEXT files been moved to the correct disks? If these conditions have been met, the system is ready to build.