MFMDS030E STOW error RC=nn Reason=nnnn M=member

DSS encountered an error while writing to the PDS directory for the file named in the associated message MFMDS031. The first eight characters of the member name are displayed. Here are some possible return code (RC) and reason values:

RC Reason Description
4 0 Member name specified already exists
8 0 Member name specified could not be found
12 0 No space remains in the directory
16 01 Permanent physical error
02 Unable to add EOF marker to directory
04 Unable to flush system buffers
3383 SD37 failure: no secondary space available
3639 SE37 failure: no secondary space available

For a full list of return codes and reasons, see the IBM manual Macro Instructions