Meaning – The corrective service diskette, is a diskette that is provided by IBM, to all the registered service coordinators, to assist users in solving problems related to previously installed IBM packages.
This diskette features important updates for the various software packages, that can help solve any glaring issues that users may be experiencing with their respective copies.
IBM also provides a detailed readme document with each diskette, where the common problems along with their solutions are mentioned. Authorised users can go through this readme, in order to understand what problems are being solves by the corresponding corrective service diskette.
The size of the corrective service diskette depends on the size of the update patch for the respective software package.
Example of usage – “The users were eagerly waiting for IBM to release the corrective service diskette for the software package, as the current version of the software was riddled with bugs.”