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Intelligent Fault Indicator

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059551D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-16

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Goodstal, GJ Pettie, R [+details]

Abstract

Mounting a processor-accessible fault indicator on each field replaceable unit (FRU), and driving the entire set of indicators with a microprocessor, provides to the untrained user an intelligent fault indication at the level of the field replaceable unit.