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Errors

This section documents warnings and errors generated by this task (if any). Note that warnings and errors can also be generated in the SAS infrastructure libraries, in which case they would not be documented here. Refer to the index of all errors and warnings available in the HTML version of the SAS documentation.

noEventserror 
 No EVENTS extension in input data set
 
noExposureerror 
 No EXPOSURE extension in input data set
 
badModeerror 
 Input data set not recognized as IMAGING, TIMING or BURST mode
 
badmipModeerror 
 Mip Mode not supported
 
tooManyPatternerror 
 Number of patterns exceeds the limit
 
tooManySelectederror 
 Number of selected pattern pixels exceeds the limit
 
tooManyClasseserror 
 Number of equivalence classes exceeds the limit
 
tooManyClassentrieserror 
 Number of entries in event class exceeds the limit
 
invalidQuaderror 
 Invalid quadrant identifier
 
invalidCCDerror 
 Invalid CCD identifier
 
noBadpixwarning 
 No BADPIX extension in input data set
corrective action: -
 
badEventwarning 
 Event is on an uploaded bad pixel
corrective action: continue, the CIF entry for EPN_BAXPIX may be incorrect
 
CCDlowGainwarning 
 HK values of this CCD indicate that the mode is not HIGH gain
corrective action: continue, energy scale will be incorrect
 
unusualQualwarning 
 Event quality not recognized anymore by new SAS event attributes
corrective action: reprocess raw events list with new version of epframes
 
noGainTemperaturewarning 
 input raw events list does not contain meaningful temperature
corrective action: verify temperature value or use withtempcorrection=N
 
notUsefulModeOOTEwarning 
 only IMAGING modes meaningful for out-of-time creation
corrective action: use withoutoftime=N
 
notUsefulModeRDCTIwarning 
 only FAST modes meaningful for rate-dependent CTI (PHA shifts)
corrective action: use withrdcti=N
 
frameCTIwarning 
 setting withframecti=Y for non-IMAGING modes
corrective action: use this eventfile only for engineering purposes, lowest energies suffer from spectral broadening
 
veryManyClasseswarning 
 Number of equivalence classes exceeds half the number of events
corrective action: continue, very large pattern identified after event class analysis
 

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2021-11-30