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The ASSIGN command reserves a specific input-output device for your
@ASSIGN (DEVICE) dev:
dev: is the name of the device you want to assign. The
colon after the device name is optional.
Assigning Magnetic Tape Drives
You can use the ASSIGN command to assign tape drives only if they
are of the form MTAn:. Tape device names of the form MTn: are
logical device names only, and are assigned automatically at the
time of MOUNT TAPE commands.
For releasing a previously assigned device.
For mounting a structure or magnetic tape set without
assigning a specific drive.
INFORMATION AVAILABLE DEVICES
For finding out which devices can be assigned or have been
assigned to your job.
1. Assign a tape drive to your job.
2. Find out which devices are available for timesharing use,
then assign one to your job.
@INFORMATION AVAILABLE DEVICES
Devices available to this job:
DSK, PS, SNARK, MISC, LANG, MTA1, LPT, LPT0, LPT1
CDR, PCDR0, CDP FE1-15, PTY20-61, NUL, PLT, PLT0
Devices assigned to/opened by this job: TTY41