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EFS/ODS-5 System Disk?

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The Question is:

ODS-5 for system disk ?
The OpenVMS Guide to Extended File Specifications mentions that there is no
 support for setting up the system disk as an ODS-5 volume, but during
 installation of OpenVMS 7.3-1 or 7.3-2 there is an option for initializing the
 system disk as ODS-2 or ODS-5
Which is the minimum OpenVMS version that supports ODS-5 system disks ? Is it
 possible to convert a system disk using SET VOLUME/STRUCT=5 ?
Thank you and best regards
Stefan Kerl

The Answer is :

  The V7.3-2 upgrade provides for this conversion and supports ODS-5
  system disks, and the switch from ODS-2 to ODS-5 is the cited
  one-line DCL command.  Two DCL commands, if you want to analyze
  the results using ANALYZE/DISK_STRUCTURE.
  Details are in the V7.3-2 release documentation.

answer written or last revised on ( 9-MAR-2004 )

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