The RAM test and the RAM portion of the Software/Memory
require about 5 minutes for each 128K of RAM checked.
Drawer test each
l Turn the display off before starting the test.
If the display is on,
press OFF ( f8 ) on the main PAM screen.
l With the display off, hold down the shift and extend char keys, then
press f8 to start the diagnostic test. Hold the three keys down for
about three seconds.
The self-test menu is then displayed:
Shift f8: Exit
drawer test *
The RAM test and RAM portion of the Software/Memory drawer test
require approximately 5 minutes per 128K RAM checked.
If you plan to run the System test (f1) or the HP-IL test (f5), and no HP-IL
peripherals are connected to your computer, connect an HP-IL cable from the
OUT receptacle to the IN receptacle on the computer. Otherwise, you will get
the message Broken Loop when the HP-IL test runs.
If the HP 82169A HP-IL/HP-IB Interface is on the loop, make sure
that at least one peripheral device is configured as an HP-IB device
(refer to HP manual page 6-15, Specifying the System
Configuration, for information) before running the System or HP-IL
If no devices are configured as HP-IB when the HP 82169A
interface is connected, the HP-IL test will not run correctly.
Press f1 to automatically run all of the tests, or press one of the other
function keys to run a specific individual test.
If all parts passed the test, the message -ok is displayed briefly on the same
line as the test message, then the test menu returns. If there is a failure,
the failure message remains on the screen.
Press any key to return to the
A failure message on the display indicates a part did not pass and service is
On the service card in your support guide record the message, and
the name of the test that generated it. Send the unit for service.
Press shift f8 from the self-test menu to exit from the diagnostics program
and return to the main PAM screen.
4. WHAT EACH TEST DOES
System test (f1)
This test takes several minutes to run.
It calls each of the individual test
listed on the test menu, then returns to the menu after all of the tests are