Inquiry Page X'83': Device Identification

The following tape library-specific parameters apply to this request:
  • CmdDt: B'0'
  • EVPD (Enable Vital Product Data): B'1'
  • Page Code: X'83'
  • Allocation Length: X'30' (48) bytes available

Table 1 shows the data that is returned.

Table 1. Data Returned for Inquiry Page X'83'
Byte Bit 7 Bit 6 Bit 5 Bit 4 Bit 3 Bit 2 Bit 1 Bit 0
0 Peripheral Qualifier (B'000') Peripheral Device Type (X'08')
1 Page Code (X'83')
2 Reserved
3 Page Length (X'2C')
4 Reserved Code Set (X'2')
5 Reserved Association (B'00') Identifier Type (X'1')
6 Reserved
7 Identifier Length (X'28')
8-15 Vendor ID
16-31 Device Type and Model Number
32-43 Serial Number of Device
44-47 First Storage Element Address
  • Code Set: Identifier is all ASCII.
  • Vendor ID: Same as Inquiry Standard Data bytes 8-15.
  • Device Type and Model Number: Same as Inquiry Standard Data bytes 16-31.
  • Serial Number of Device: Right justified with leading zeroes, in ASCII (same as Inquiry Standard Data bytes 38-49).
  • First Storage Element Address: ASCII representation of four hexadecimal digits from Mode Page X'1D', bytes 6-7.