Neil:
If you don't need to retrieve the processor feature code in a program, why
can't you simply use the WRKHDWRSC *PRC command and look and the type/model
shown on the system processor card?
Carl

At 06:11 AM 1/2/98 -0700, you wrote:
>There have been postings to the list in the past asking is there is a
>way to find the processor feature number.  Well, until now there wasn't
>an easy way to find the processor feature.
>Now, with the required PTF's, you will find the information in a data
>area in QGPL.. Hopefully they will make this a read only system value in
>the future.
>
>Of course, if your plan was to use it in some way related to enforcing
>tiered pricing in your software, it's too easily changed for that !
>Especially as it gets created with *PUBLIC *CHANGE authority.  Shame,
>Shame IBM - should have been *PUBLIC *USE.   Still, thanks anyway !  :-)
>
>PTF List:
>  Release 320   : SF43978 available 97/10/22 (1000 )
>  Release 370   : SF44314 available 97/10/30 (1000 )
>  Release 410   : SF43981 available 97/10/21 (7308 )
>  Release 414   : SF45311 available 97/12/04 (1000 )
>  Release 420   : PTF not available yet
>
>========================================================================
>=
>  APAR Identifier ...... SA68233       Last Changed..97/12/04  
>  OSP-UNPRED DATA AREA FOR SYSTEM PROCESSOR FEATURE CODE
> 
>  Symptom ...... DD DOC               Status ........... CLOSED  PER
>  Severity ................... 2      Date Closed ......... 97/10/08
>  Component .......... 5769SS100      Duplicate of ........
>  Reported Release ......... 410      Fixed Release ............ 999
>  Component Name 5769 BASE V4         Special Notice
>  Current Target Date ..              Flags
>  SCP ................... OS/400
>  Platform ............ OS/400
> 
>  Status Detail: SHIPMENT - Packaged solution is available for
>                            shipment.
>  PTF List:
>  Release 410   : SF43981 available 97/10/21 (7308 )
>  Release 414   : SF45311 available 97/12/04 (1000 )
>  Release 420   : PTF not available yet
>  
>  Parent APAR:    SA68229
>  Child APAR list:
> 
>  ERROR DESCRIPTION:
>  THIS APAR WAS SYSROUTED FROM R370 SA68229.
>  THIS APAR WAS SYSROUTED FROM R320 SA68226.
>  Today, there is not an easy way for the customer to determine
>  the system processor feature.  They can go thru SST, but these
>  are not easy steps.  There needs to be a data area created in
>  QGPL called QPRCFEAT that will contain the Model and processor
>  feature.
> 
>  PROBLEM CONCLUSION:
>  The data area QGPL/QPRCFEAT containing the Model and processor
>  feature will be created.
>
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