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PortlogDump event Descriptions Table.

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  • Intepreting Example of command "PortlogDump" output


time task event port command arguments
10:20:30.456 INTR pstate 31 WS 00000000,00000000,00000000




  • This simple table show PortlogDump event Descriptions.
  • Take note please, this table is currently incompleted, and will be completed soon.




Event Description
start Describes a switch start or re-start event.
disable Indicates a port is disabled.
enable Indicates a port is enabled.
ioctl Indicates a port I/O control is executed.
Tx Indicates a frame is transmitted.
Tx() Indicates a frame is transmitted, class 1, 2 or 3.
Rx Indicates a frame is received.
Rx() Indicates a frame is received, class 1, 2 or 3.
stats Indicates a port status or statistics.
scn Indicates a state change notification.
pstate Indicates a port changes physical state.
reject Indicates that a frame is rejected.
busy Indicates a received frame is busied.
ctin Indicates a Common Transport (CT) based request is received.
ctou Indicates a Common Transport (CT) based response is transmitted.
errlog Indicates a message is added to the error log.
loopscn Indicates a loop state change notification.
create Indicates a task is created.
debug Indicates generic debugging information.
nbrfsm Indicates a neighbor state transition.
timer Indicates a timer.
sn Indicates a speed negotiation.
nsRemQ Indicates an inter-sw NS query.
nsRemR Indicates an inter-sw NS response.
RSCN Indicates a Registered State Change Notification (RSCN).
Reconf Indicates a fabric reconfiguration.
Debug Indicates generic debugging information.
ps Indicates a primitive sequence - used to denote pstates.


  • Table show Speed Negotiation Command (cmd) Code



Abbreviation Description/Stage
NC Negotiation Complete Stage
NF Negotiate Follow Stage
NM Negotiate Master Stage
WS Wait for Signal Stage