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Temporary Error Forcing Technique Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038071D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

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Graham, CS Gregg, LE Schoeberl, DF [+details]


To adequately test software which interfaces to a diskette drive it is necessary to include tests of temporary, or recoverable, errors. Previously this has been done using various hardware tools to cause an error at a particular time. A new technique was developed to easily cause temporary diskette errors without requiring additional hardware.