PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Definitions of Active, Busy, Idle, Standby

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Definitions of Active, Busy, Idle, Standby

Re: PMP> Definitions of Active, Busy, Idle, Standby

Chuck Adams (adamsc@pogo.WV.TEK.COM)
Thu, 13 Mar 1997 17:11:26 -0800

> Busy - The printer or subunit is "Active" and has also reached a
> resource threshold whereby it will not accept any new print jobs for a
> finite period of time. The expected next state transition from the
> "busy" state is to the "active" state, implying that resources are
> again available to accept new print jobs.

I like Bill's suggestion with one minor change.

The expected next state transition from the "busy" state is to the
"active" or "available" state,
implying that resources are again available to accept new print jobs.

Chuck Adams