Program Access

Some articles on programs, access, program access:

Evolution of MVS
... If there were two large programs ready to run, one would have to wait until the other finished and vacated the large partition ... memory management, but had some weaknesses if a job allocated memory dynamically (as most sort programs and database management systems do), the programmers had to estimate the job's maximum memory ... A job step that contained a mix of small and large programs wasted memory while the small programs ran ...
VMEbus - Description
... At this point, the master has gained access to the bus. 3f Standard Supervisory block transfer Block transfer A24, privileged 3e Standard Supervisory Program access A24 instruction access, privileged 3d Standard Supervisor Data Access A24 data. 29 Short non-privileged Access A16 non-privileged access ...

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