CREATE-VOLUME

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@CREATE-VOLUME <volume name>, <device name> [, <unit>]

Create a new volume on magnetic tape. A volume is a labelled collection of files recorded on a reel of magnetic tape according to the ANSI standard.

<volume name> 
name to be written to the tape reel (maximum 6 alphanumeric characters).
<device name> 
choose MAG-TAPE-1 or MAG-TAPE-2.
<unit> 
number of magnetic tape station. Legal only if the system has more than one unit.

Rules:

  1. Permitted for all users.

Example:

@CREATE-VOLUME LABEL1, M-T-1, 1

The volume named "LABEL1" is created on MAG-TAPE-1, unit 1.

Related commands

@COPY-USERS-FILES

@LIST-VOLUME

References

Norsk Data Document ND–60.128.01 SINTRAN III REFERENCE MANUAL (printed June 1980), page 1-47

Norsk Data Document ND–60.174.Q01 SINTRAN III QUICK REFERENCE CARD