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Recovery Of Lost Storage Space Allocations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066371D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Walker, LR [+details]

Abstract

In an on-line text processing system where several operators share a direct access storage device (DASD), the prior art method of storage maintenance is to dump and, if required, restore the stored text. The method disclosed herein provides storage recovery without the loss of system time associated with dumping.