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Storage Algorithm for Chains of Control Block Pools

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056244D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gupta, SK Rogers, RR [+details]

Abstract

When a control block is deleted from a chain of control block pools, existing algorithms either maintain a separate free space table or go through long sequential search paths to reuse the empty slot. This article provides an algorithm which eliminates these requirements.