System for automatically reporting a system failure in a server

  • US 6,170,067 B1
  • Filed: 10/01/1997
  • Issued: 01/02/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/13/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for reporting a failure condition in a server system, comprising:

  • a controller which monitors the server system for system failures, and generates an event signal and failure information if a system failure is detected;

    a system interface, coupled to the controller, which receives the event signal and failure information;

    a central processing unit, coupled to the system interface, wherein, upon receiving the event signal, the system interface reports an occurrence of an event to the central processing unit; and

    a system log which receives failure information communicated from the system interface and stores said failure information.

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