PMP Mail Archive: Re[2]: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?

PMP Mail Archive: Re[2]: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?

Re[2]: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?

STUART@KEI-CA.CCMAIL.CompuServe.COM
30 Apr 97 12:43:17 EDT

Jay,

Should we take it a step further? For PrtSubUnitStatusTC, is On-line
needed at all? Can anyone think of an example where the On-line value
provides information that is not supplied by Availability and/or
Critical?

Stuart Rowley
Kyocera Electronics

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Stuart,

Yes, I see where one would be confused about the definition of "Online"
in your example.

How about the rest of the folks? Should we change "Intended" to "Current"
as Stuart proposes? (I tend to agree with his proposed change.)

...jay

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From: STUART@KEI-CA.CCMAIL.CompuServe.COM
Date: 29 Apr 97 15:32:33 EDT
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Subject: Re: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?

Jay,

I have been baffled by the use of Online in PrtSubUnitStatusTC. The
text is:

On-Line

Intended state is On-Line 0
Intended state is Off-Line 32

I thought this value was NOT indicating the current state of the
device, but rather the intended state (although I couldn't think of
any devices with intended states of Off-line). If this is to indicate
current state, "Intended" should be changed to "Current".

I also agree that what constitutes an Off-line state should be
clarified.

Stuart Rowley
Kyocera Electronics


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