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An unsuitable cluster factor?

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The Question is:

I have a vax4600 Series system and have just installed hsd30 (i create a disk
 of 140gb on raid5 )into the system.  I am trying to initialize this disk with
 cluster size 32.
But when I try to initialize the disk I am
receiving the following error "
%INIT-F-CLUSTER, unsuitable cluster factor" .
thank for your help

The Answer is :

  Your OpenVMS version is too low for this cluster factor; if you wish to
  have smaller disk cluster factors, you will want to be running OpenVMS
  V7.2 or later.
  provides the following:
 CLUSTER,  unsuitable cluster factor
  Facility:     INIT, INITIALIZE Command
  Explanation:  The cluster size specified for an INITIALIZE command is either
                too small or too large for the volume. The maximum cluster
                size for any volume is one hundredth the size of the volume.
                The minimum size is calculated by dividing the disk size by
                1,044,480 (that is, 255 x 4096).
  User Action:  Correct and reenter the command.

answer written or last revised on ( 18-JUL-2003 )

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