Main

 Type: Integer, Input/Output
Default Value: 0
Description: Counter on number of bad cycles
0  = initial value
1+ = number of consecutive unsuccessful
solution attempts


BAD_CYCLES is a counter that increments when the application fails to produce a successful solution. When BAD_CYCLES reaches the AUTO_COLD limit, a COLDSTART is initiated. Once a successful solution is found, COLDSTART and BAD_CYCLES are set to zero.