Re: sal record header concern

From: Keith Owens <kaos_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-12-13 16:13:34
On Mon, 12 Dec 2005 20:57:15 -0800, 
"Luck, Tony" <tony.luck@intel.com> wrote:
>> Is your severity "code" set to 02 80?  VALIDATION_BITS Bit 0 = if 1,
>> the OEM_PLATFORM_ID field below contains valid information.
>
>If the 16-bit value is 258, then the two bytes must be "02 01" (since
>258 = 2 + 1*256).  This looks perfectly legal ... the "1" in the next
>byte up (the VALIDATION_BITS) indicating that the OEM_PLATFORM_ID
>contains information.

-ENOTENOUGHCOFFEE.  Every now and again my brain slips into big endian
mode (spending too much time on IBM mainframes) and starts numbering
bits left to right :(

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