[AccessD] Brain Fart regarding arrays
rockysmolin2 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 09:37:02 CST 2023
Yeah, that's how I controlled the disk drive; I can't remember why I needed
to do that - seek specific sectors; but I read the IBM manual and figured
it out. That was 1968. The University had just bought an IBM 360/40. Since
I was the only one on campus who knew how to work the thing, I got to be
the Systems Manager. My first paid job in computing.
The year after I wrote my first commercial product using the school's
resources of course. Delivered to customers on a deck of punched cards.
On Sat, Jan 7, 2023 at 10:41 PM Stuart McLachlan <stuart at lexacorp.com.pg>
> IBM Channel Command Word?
> On 7 Jan 2023 at 22:23, Rocky Smolin wrote:
> > P.S. Next stumper - The acronym CCW just came to mind. Do you know
> > what that one was? What its function was? Hint: you used BAL to>
> manipulate it.
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