problem state

problem state

IBM jargon for user mode, the opposite of "supervisor state".

On IBM System 360, 370 and 390 mainframes privileged instructions may only be executed in "supervisor state". Application programs request the operating system to perform these operations by using the Supervisor Call (SVC) instruction.
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Each alerting rule can specify alerts for the following events: a monitor enters a problem state, remains in the state for a specified time, and returns to an up state.
Addressing this shift in problem state is the core purpose of ICIS.
A Markov Model was used to generate a problem state graph.
In the Middle East, it seems that there is always a need to have a problem state.
NAME AND ADDRESS WITHHELD BY REQUEST * * * * * * SOME of the letters about the area's identity problem state that a birth certificate showed where the person lived, but we all know that it only says where that person was born.
But the two sides have reached an impasse on the question of whether Israel should be named in the declaration as a problem state.
In the context of CanadarmTutor, where an exercise consists of moving a robotic arm to attain a specific arm configuration, the 3D space is divided into 3D cubes, and the problem state at a given moment is defined as the set of 3D cubes containing the arm joints.
Although still modest by historical standards--the comparable number of problem state member banks in 1991 was 248--the current trend in the number of problem banks suggests that bank failures during 2000 may rise somewhat, while remaining at fairly modest levels.
A new server software thread control allows software to observe and control thread priority in problem state via the program priority register.
There are 12 no-fault states and five of those (Florida, New York, Minnesota, Michigan and New Jersey) are considered problem states, according to Alex M.
Negative decision of the court might block the plan of the head of ECB Mario Draghi on buyback of the bonds of the problem states of the Eurozone, which will lead to large-scale sale at the financial markets.
The eurozone's financial system remains "exposed" to the risk of contagion from problem states, the European Commission's latest quarterly report says, with spillovers running from banks to government finances and back again.

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