failure logging

failure logging

[′fāl·yər ‚läg·iŋ]
(computer science)
The automatic recording of the state of various components of a computer system following detection of a machine fault; used to initiate corrective procedures, such as repeating attempts to read or write a magnetic tape, and to aid customer engineers in diagnosing errors.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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