[rescue] s/390 primary/secondary, multi-level, real/extended, swap, etc.
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Wed Feb 6 17:36:53 CST 2002
On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 06:19:20PM -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On February 6, Joshua D Boyd wrote:
> > > Secondary storage on an S/390 (and going back to the 370
> > > architecture I believe) is actually *memory*, not disk.
> > Would this be at all equivilent to using a ramdisk (the hardware kinda,
> > not the software hacks) as /tmp and as the swap partition?
> I don't know what the programming model looks like for secondary
> storage...I think it's just addressed differently. I'm getting close
> to getting my P/390 running, so I will try to learn more about this
Ooh. When did you manage to score one of those?
> IBM mainframe architecture is *fascinating*.
Of course. It's a real computer after all.
Joshua D. Boyd
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