Hardware Error Report Service Aid and Display Hardware Error
This service aid provides a tool for viewing the hardware error log and performing error log
analysis. It uses the errpt command to do this.
The Display Error Summary and Display Error Detail selection provide the same type of
report as the errpt command. The Display Error Analysis Summary and Display Error
Analysis Detail selection provide additional analysis. The Error Analysis and Error Analysis
Detail options were removed at 4.1.3.
Local Area Network Service Aid and Local Area Network
This service aid and task are used to exercise the LAN communications adapters
(Token–Ring, Ethernet, and Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI). The following services
Connectivity testing between two network stations. Data is transferred between the two
stations. This requires the user to input the Internet Addresses of both stations.
Monitoring ring (Token–Ring only). The ring is monitored for a period of time. Soft and
hard errors are analyzed.
Additional information about this service aid can be found in the Local Area Network
Service Aids CIS.
Prior to version 4.2 this service aid was accessed via the Local Area Network Service
Aids selection of the Service Aid Selection Menu. Beginning with version 4.2 this service
aid is accessed via the Local Area Network Analyzer options from the Task Selection
Microcode Download Service Aid
This service aid provides a way to copy device microcode to a device. It is used to update
the microcode on a device. It presents a list of devices that use microcode. The device on
which the microcode is to be installed is selected. The service aid instructs the user on its
Multiprocessor Service Aid (Display or Change Multiprocessor
This service aids is unique to the SMP system units and provides the following functions:
Display or Change Processor States
This function displays or changes the state of available processors.
This function provides a tool for binding a process and all its threads to a specified