Autosense support

Charles Monia, SHR3-2/W3, 237-6757 19-Aug-1994 1554 monia at starch.enet.dec.com
Fri Aug 19 12:52:54 PDT 1994


I would like to propose that all SCSI-3 protocol standards be required to
define some mechanism for aupporting autosense.

As autosense is currently specified, an acceptable form of autosense
support is through emulation entirely within the initiator (as is now
the case for CAM SIM). Since this kind of implementation can apply to any SCSI-3
protocol, I see no reason why protocol support for autosense support should be
optional.


Charles










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