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Reports the status of input/output devices. (CM)
SHOWDEV [ldev ] [classname]
ldev Logical device number of device for which status information is to be displayed. This number is unique for each device. Default is that status information for all system devices on the system is displayed. classname Device class name of device(s) for which status information is to be displayed. This name may apply to several devices. Default is that status information for all devices on the system is displayed.
Displays the status information for all input/output devices on the system. The display appears in the following format SHOWDEV NOTE Display spacing has been changed after the 4.7 release. New total number of blanks in between items: 5 9 9 9 3 LDEV AVAIL OWNERSHIP VOLID DEN ASSOC. 1 DISC N/A 2 DISC N/A 3 DISC N/A 4 DISC N/A 5 AVAIL 6 SPOOLED SPOOLER OUT 7 AVAIL 8 AVAIL 9 AVAIL 10 A AVAIL 11 DISC N/A 12 DISC N/A 13 DISC N/A 14 DISC N/A 15 DISC N/A 16 DISC N/A 17 AVAIL 18 AVAIL 19 SPOOLED 20 A UNAVAIL #S914: 8 FILES 21 A AVAIL The following items may appear in the listing, always displayed on the standard list device COLUMN MEANING LDEV Includes the logical device number and may include one of the following J Accepts jobs. D Accepts data. A Accepts jobs and data. AVAIL Lists the availability of devices and disks as follows AVAIL The device is available as a real, nonsharable device. AVAIL(W) The device is a tape with write enable on the media. SPOOLED The device is available via input or output spooling. UNAVAIL The device is not available; it is under the control of a job, session, or a system process, such as a spooler. DISC The device is a disk and is always available. DISC (RPS) The device is a CS-80 disk on which Rotational Position Sensing (RPS) has been enabled. OWNERSHIP Includes device ownership and may include one of the following SYS Controlled by the system. If #nnn appears, it specifies the Process Identification Number (PIN) of the controlling process (program). SPOOLER IN Input spooling in effect, controlled by spooler. SPOOLER OUT Output spooling in effect, controlled by spooler. #Jnnn Controlled by the indicated job. #Snnn Controlled by the indicated session. nn FILES Indicates number of files currently in use on a disk. DOWN Device is offline, requested by system operator via the DOWN command. DP Device is being taken offline (DOWN command operation pending). VOLID The volume identification and may include one of the following IBM The named magnetic tape volume that has a label written in the IBM format. ANSI The named magnetic tape volume that has a label written in the ANSI format. NOLABEL The named magnetic tape volume that has no label. Default. DEN Density of the tape and may include one of the following 6250 Density of 6250 BPI (bytes-per-inch). 1600 Density of 1600 BPI, or the density of the tape is unrecognizable. ASSOCIATION Indicates the logical devices by device class which have been established by the user with the ASSOCIATE command. This command may be issued from a session, job, in BREAK, or from a program. Pressing [Break] aborts the execution of this command.
To display the status of the device identified by logical device number 5 enter SHOWDEV 5 LDEV AVAIL OWNERSHIP VOLID DEN ASSOCIATION 5 SPOOLED SPOOLER OUT To display the status of all devices of the device class CARD, enter SHOWDEV CARD LDEV AVAIL OWNERSHIP VOLID DEN ASSOCIATION 6 A AVAIL
Commands: DISCRPS Back to Main Index