Incorporating Dual Port proposal into SAM
Charles Monia, SHR3-2/W3, 237-6757 12-Aug-1994 0041
monia at starch.enet.dec.com
Thu Aug 11 21:39:54 PDT 1994
Charles Binford wrote:
>Gerry Houlder's comments (attached below) are confusing to me. I thought SAM
>said the "task set" was put into contingent allegiance (CA). The task set
>defined by SAM is per logical unit, not per initiator/logical unit.
>How can the CA be on a "per intitator" basis as Gerry suggests?
Normally, a hard reset clears all ACA conditions. I believe Gerry's intent
for a dual port system is to have a version of hard reset that only clears ACA
conditions caused by commands received from a specific port. An ACA caused by
a command from the other port would remain in effect across this kind of hard
reset. I don't believe this changes the definition of an ACA or a task set.
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