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Manual page for FPAVERSION(8)

fpaversion - print FPA version, load microcode

SYNOPSIS

fpaversion [ -chlqv ] [ -t [ cdhimprstvxCIMS ]]

AVAILABILITY

Available only on Sun-3 and Sun-3x systems equipped with either an FPA or an FPA+.

DESCRIPTION

fpaversion performs various tests on the FPA or FPA+. Without arguments, it prints the microcode version number and constants currently installed on /dev/fpa. fpaversion also performs a quick test to ensure proper operation and reports whether an FPA or an FPA+ is installed.

OPTIONS

-c
Continue tests after an error.
-h
Help. Print command-line summary.
-l
Loop through tests infinitely.
-q
Quiet output. Print out only error messages.
-v
Verbose output.
-t
Specify certain tests:
c
Command register format instructions.
d
Double precision format instructions.
h
Help. Print summary of test specifiers.
i
Imask register.
m
Mode register.
p
Simple pipe sequencing.
r
User registers for all contexts.
s
Single precision format instructions.
t
Status generation.
v
Print version number and date of microcode, and constants. Report whether an FPA or an FPA+ is installed.
x
Extended format instructions.
C
Check checksum for microcode, mapping RAM, and constant RAM for the FPA. Check checksum for microcode RAM and constant RAM for the FPA+.
I
Allows interactive reads and writes to the FPA.
M
Command register format matrix instructions.
S
Shadow registers.

FILES

/dev/fpa
physical FPA device
/usr/etc/fpa/fpa_micro_bin
microcode binaries for the FPA
/usr/etc/fpa/fpa_micro_map
microcode map binaries for the FPA
/usr/etc/fpa/fpa_constants
microcode data file for the FPA
/usr/etc/fpa/fpa_micro_bin+
microcode binaries for the FPA+
/usr/etc/fpa/fpa_constants+
microcode data file for the FPA+
/usr/etc/fpa/fpa_download
microcode loader

SEE ALSO

fpa_download.8 fparel.8 sundiag.8

DIAGNOSTICS

If a test fails, its name, along with the actual and expected results will be printed.


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Last modified 21/April/97