Begin/End of File Query Reply

The Begin/End of File query reply indicates that a device supports Begin of File and End of File to delineate print jobs. The PC/3270 sends a query reply, as shown in Table 1, to the host in response to a Read Partition General query.

Table 1. Begin/End of File Query Reply Format
Byte Contents Description
0–1 X'0005' The length of this structure
2 X'81' Query reply
3 QCODE X'9F' Begin/End of File
4 FLAGS Reserved; must be set to 0’s