[Prev] [Next] [Up] [Main] [New] [Search] [Home]
Front page

Altos 586/986 Diagnostics

In English
Altos P/N 690-13107-002
Publisher: Altos Computer Systems

Table of Contents
 
1: INTRODUCTION 1-1
GENERAL INFORMATION1-2
RECOMMENDED TEST SEQUENCES1-3
DATA ENTRY CONVENTIONS1-4
LOADING THE ADX PROGRAMS1-4
SPECIAL FEATURES1-7
 
2: CLOCK VERIFICATION 2-1
GENERAL INFORMATION2-2
DISPLAY CLOCK2-2
SETTING THE REAL TIME CLOCK2-2
TERMINATE TEST2-3
 
3: FLOPPY DISKETTE DRIVE 3-1
FLOPPY COPY3-2
FLOPPY FORMAT3-2
FLOPPY VERIFICATION3-2
 
4: HARD DISK 4-1
FORMAT DISK DRIVE4-4
VERIFY ADDRESSES FOR ALL SECTORS ON DISK4-6
SEEK TEST WITH OPTIONAL VERIFY4-6
WRITE ENTIRE DISK4-8
READ ENTIRE DISK4-9
SET FLAG BYTE FOR A SPECIFIC SECTOR4-10
HARD DISK WRITE/READ ERROR TEST4-12
MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTIONS4-15
DRIVE UNIT RESELECTION4-17
TERMINATE TEST SERIES4-17
 
5: RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY (RAM) VERIFICATION 5-1
GENERAL INFORMATION5-2
SELECT MEMORY TO BE TESTED5-3
RAM TEST MARCH5-3
RAM REFRESH TEST5-3
REPEAT MARCH TEST5-4
REPEAT REFRESH TEST5-5
REPEAT MARCH TEST AND REFRESH TEST5-5
TERMINATE TEST5-6
 
6: SERIAL VERIFICATION 6-1
 
7: MAGNETIC TAPE UNIT 7-1
WRITE/READ AND VERIFY TEST7-2
SPACE FORWARD THEN SPACE REVERSE TEST7-3
REPEAT TESTS A AND B PLUS, FORCE BACKSPACE, CRC, LOSS OF CARRIER ERROR7-4
RE-TENSION7-4
TERMINATE TEST7-5
 
APPENDIX A: ALTOS 586 MONITOR PROGRAM (Version X.X) A-1



[Prev] [Next] [Up] [Main] [New] [Search] [Home]
This page has been created by Sami Rautiainen.
Read the small print. Last updated Feb 03, 2005