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 4.3.2. Software State Field Format

 The software state field in the process element is used by system software to indicate how the PSL should handle the process element.

 This word in the process element must only be modified by system software.

V

Reserved

S

T

 0

 1

 2

 3

 4

 5

 6

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 8

 9

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 31

Bits

Field Name

Description

 0

 V

 Process element valid.

0

Process element information is not valid.

1

Process element information is valid.

 1:29

 Reserved

 Reserved.

 30

 S

 Suspend process element.

0

Process element can execute (not suspended).

1

Process element execution is suspended (suspended).

All outstanding operations are also complete.

 Note: The process element can be added to the PSL queue even if the suspend flag is '1'.

 31

 T

 Terminate process element.

0

Termination of the process element has not been requested.

1

Process element is being terminated.


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