Question on informational exceptions
Jim, DTN 237-6564, or (508) 841-6564 25-Aug-1997 1458
doucette at SUBSYS.ENET.DEC.COM
Mon Aug 25 11:54:35 PDT 1997
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* "Jim, DTN 237-6564, or (508) 841-6564 25-Aug-1997 1458" <doucette at subsys.ENET.dec.com>
I am having a little trouble understanding a detail within the SPC
regarding informational exceptions.
In revision 11a of SPC, section 8.3.6 (Informational exceptions
control page), the first paragraph states:
"This page shall only apply to informational exceptions that
report an additional sense code of FAILURE PREDICTION THRESHOLD
EXCEEDED or WARNING to the application client."
But in Table 103, which lists the methods of reporting an informational
exception, nearly every value for the MRIE field states:
"... and the addtional sense code shall indicate the cause of
the informational exception condition."
So, is the additional sense code really limited to FAILURE PREDICTION
THRESHOLD EXCEEDED and WARNING, or is there a wider range of values
I have some old mail in which Gene Milligan (Seagate) asks a similar
question, but I don't know how he was answered.
Digital Equipment Corp.
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