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AIX Version 4.3 Understanding the Diagnostic Subsystem for AIX



Puts the device under test in the DIAGNOSE state.


#include     <diag/diag.h>

int  diagex_cfg_state ( device_name )
char *device_name;


The diagex_cfg_state subroutine unconfigures the device, and its children if necessary, to set the device into the DIAGNOSE state. Original states of all devices changed will be saved. Use diagex_initial_state to put the changed devices back to their original states.

The global variable diag_cfg_errno will be set to the return value of the method invoked for the device.


device_name Name of the device under test.

Return Value

The diagex_cfg_state subroutine returns one of the following values:

0 Successful return.
-1 Software error.
1 Child device cannot be unconfigured.
2 Device cannot be unconfigured.
3 Device cannot be put into DIAGNOSE state.

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