These allow the service technician to perform tests on the
system unit that require special action such as installing wrap plugs or
keying certain responses. The Problem Isolation Charts (PICs) use the Advanced
Diagnostic Routines to perform the additional tests and repair checkouts.
The Advanced Diagnostic Routines run more extensive tests
on the adapters that can be tested with wrap plugs than the Diagnostic
Routines. If the configuration record on the fixed disk does not match
the installed features list, the program displays the TEST OPTION or the
DIAGNOSTIC TEST LIST menu.
When an option is listed in the configuration record,
but is not sensed by the Loadable POST programs, the TEST OPTION menu is
displayed. This menu indicates either the option has been removed from
the system, the option is failing, the switch settings have been changed,
or the option has been moved to another slot.
DIAGNOSTIC TEST LIST
When the Loadable POST programs sense an option
that is not in the configuration record, the DIAGNOSTIC TEST LIST menu
is displayed. This menu indicates an option has been added to the system.
When an option is deleted from the DIAGNOSTICS TEST LIST menu, that option
is not tested until added to the list using the Show and Change Diagnostic
Test List Utility.
To Run the Advanced Diagnostic Routines:
1. Press ENTER after reading the DIAGNOSTIC OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS.
2. Choose Advanced Diagnostic Routines on the FUNCTION SELECTION menu.
3. Choose a checkout option on the ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC SELECTION menu.
Note: An "*" (asterisk) by the ID number
shows that the test has been run.