Save or Restore Diagnostics Modes and Remote Support Phone Number
This function allows the diagnostics modes and remote support phone number to be
saved and restored. The location of the save area is to be defined.
Flash EPROM Download
This function updates the Flash EPROM.
Diagnostic Package Utility Service Aid
The Diagnostic Package Utility Service Aid allows the user to perform the following actions:
Format a 1, 2, or 4MB diskette
This function was moved to the Format Media Task at version 4.2.
Create a Standalone Diagnostic Package Configuration Diskette
The Standalone Diagnostic Package Configuration Diskette allows the following to be
changed from the console:
– Default refresh rate for a LFT
The refresh rate used by the standalone diagnostic package is 60Hz. If the display's
refresh rate is 77Hz, then set the refresh rate to 77.
– Different async terminal console
A console configuration file that allows a terminal attached to any RS232 or RS422
adapter to be selected as a console device can be created using this service aid. The
default device is an RS232 tty attached to the first standard serial port (S1).
Dials and LPFK Configuration Service Aid
This service aid provides a tool for configuring and removing dials/LPFKs to the standard
Since 4.1.3 a tty must be defined on the async port before the Dials and LPFKs can be
configured on the port. Before version 4.2 the Dials and LPFKs could only be configured on
the standard serial ports. At version 4.2 the Dials and LPFKs can be configured on any
Dials and LPFKs Configuration Service Aid Before Version 4.2
The Dials and LPFKs Configuration Service Aid provides a tool for configuring and removing
dials/LPFKs to the native serial ports.
Configure Dials and LPFKs Task Version 4.2+
This service aid has been replaced by the Dials and LPFK Configuration smit task. The
Dials and LPFKs can be configured on any async port. A tty must be in the available state
on the async port before the Dials and LPFKs can be configured on the port. The task
allows an async adapter to be configured, then a tty port defined on the adapter, and then
Dials and LPFKs can be defined on the port. Additional information is documented under
Using the Service Aids