Diagnostic Test List Menu lists all resources that can be deleted from the Diagnostic Test
Note: Only resources that were previously detected by the diagnostics and have not
Display or Change Key Modes (Display or Change Electronic
Mode Switch Task)
This service aid is unique to the SMP system units and displays the states of the Physical
and Electronic Keys. It also allows the electronic keys to be set.
Display Previous Diagnostic Results Service Aid
Note: This service aid is not available when you load the diagnostics from a source other
than a disk drive or from a network.
Each time the diagnostics produce a service request number (SRN) to report a problem,
information about that problem is logged. The service representative can look at this log to
see which SRNs are recorded. This log also records the results of diagnostic tests that are
run in loop mode.
When this service aid is selected, information on the last problem logged is displayed. The
Page Down and Page Up keys can be used to look at information about previous problems.
This information is not from the error log maintained by the AIX operating system. This
information is stored in the /etc/lpp/diagnostics/data/*.dat file.
Display Test Patterns Service Aid
This service aid provides a means of making adjustments to system display units by
providing displayable test patterns. Through a series of menus the user selects the display
type and test pattern. After the selections are made the test pattern is displayed.
Generic Microcode Download Service Aid
This service aid provides a means of restoring a diskette (or other media) and executing a
restored program. This program does whatever is required to download the microcode onto
the adapter or device.
This service aid is supported in both concurrent and standalone modes from disk, LAN, or
When entered, this service aid displays information about what it does, it then asks for a
microcode diskette to be inserted into the diskette drive. The diskette is in backup format.
The service aid restores the diskette to the /tmp directory and execute a program called
diagucode. Once diagucode has completed, it returns you to the service aid.
been deleted from the Diagnostic Test List is listed. If no resources are available
to be deleted, then none are listed.
Using the Service Aids