MMC WG minutes, 6/7-6/8/95
RKROBERTS at aol.com
RKROBERTS at aol.com
Fri Jun 23 12:40:20 PDT 1995
Accredited Standards Committee*
X3, Information Processing Systems
Date: June 19,1995
Ref. Doc.: X3T10/94-057
Reply to: R. Roberts
To: Membership of X3T10
From: RK Roberts
Subject: Minutes of X3T10 MMC Working Group - June 7 & 8, 1995
The editor would like to thank Rob Riesch of Eastman Kodak for chairing the
meeting as I had other pressing business. Thanks Rob..
The charts and documents developed during the meetings are being generated
will be available at the next meeting in Colorado Springs. I will also have
the ftp site at SYMBIOS after the meeting on the 12th of July. All of
will be in Word 6 format..
1. Opening Remarks
Ron Roberts convened the meeting at 9:30 AM on June 7, 1995. He thanked
of Apple Computer for hosting the meeting and for providing lunch on both
As is customary, the people attending introduced themselves. A copy of the
list was circulated for attendance and corrections.
This meeting has been authorized by X3T10 and will be conducted under the X3
hoc meetings take no final actions, but prepare recommendations for approval
by the X3T10
technical group. The voting rules for the meeting are those of the parent
For the ad hoc, other than straw votes, the voting rules are: one vote
per participating company.
The minutes of this meeting will be posted to the X3T10 BBS, the SCSI
Reflector, the MMC
Reflector, the ATAPI Reflector, and will be included in the next X3T10
Attendance at working group meetings does not count toward minimum attendance
for X3T10 membership. Working group meetings are open to any person or
attend and to express their opinion on the subjects being discussed.
2. Attendance and Membership
See attendance sheet attached. List includes attendees for both days.
3. Document Distribution
4. Call for Patents
Ron requested that any patents known to the working group be identified
5. Approval of Agenda
The agenda was approved as presented.
6.0 Meeting Agenda
6.1 Review of Functional Requirements document
Discussions were focused on the generation of a Functional
This document to provide guidance for the generation of the
command section for CD-R.
Some of the open issues are listed below:
1- Where is the detailed track information and disk information
2- What is the addressing? LBN? LBA?
3- Need to add track definitions to the MMC document
4- One flow for making the PMA entries
5- Is there an Orange Book Requirement for post gap? (Bill Mc to resolve)
6- PMA bounds need to be clarified ( Bill Mc & Mike Y to provide
7- The functional spec will be reviewed to develop a min. functional
requirements for data
8- Copy protection issue & R-W sub-channels
9- Host setting Power Cal value needs to be added to functional spec
Flows were generated for each of the writer processes to be incorporated into
requirements doc. These flows will be distributed under separate cover, week
of July 19.
(issued to ftp sites at WDC & Symbios)
6.2 Write Process architecture
6.3 Command flow requirements ( define minimum requirements)
6.3 Review any Technology proposals (please provide copies of docs, if
No new technology was presented
7.0 New Business
No new business was brought before the working group
8.0 Review of Action Items
The following action items were assigned:
1- Bill McFerrin provide requirements for Pre Gap
2- Bill McFerrin & Mike Yokoyama to define PMA bounds used
3- Functional Primitives for Uninterrupted Disc @ Once. Devon W.
4- Functional Primitives for session @ once Devon W.
5- Functional Primitives for write packet Bill Mc.
6- Functional Primitives for Reserve Track Ken T.
7- Functional Primitives for Write track at once Mike Y.
8- Functional Primitives for Complete session Charles Y.
9- Functional Primitives for Complete Packet Track Rob Sims
Note: For action items 3-9 at the next meeting be ready to present
Functional Primitives. Bill to put an example on the reflector in two weeks
that can be used as a model. (already done - ed)
10- August meeting - group proposed 8/2 - 8/3 - WD, Philips, HP volunteered
to host. Ron R. to
9.0 Future Meeting Schedule
Next meeting will be in Colorado Springs on Wednesday July 12, 1995 during
the X3T10 meetings.
Current time on the 12th is from 1PM to 6PM. Two working group sessions are
being planned in
August, one in the bay area and one in S. Calif.. These should lead to a
first cut of the MMC
document and a fairly complete Functional Requirement document.
Meeting adjourned at 3PM on June 8, 1995
ATTENDANCE LIST For Feb 2 & 3,1995
Name Company E-mail
Mr. Chris Brown APPLE COMPUTER, Inc
brown.c at applelink.apple.com
Mr. Dennis Pak APPLE COMPUTER, Inc
dennis.pak at applelink.apple.com
Mr. Florey Lin Cirrus Logic florey at cirrus.com
Mr. Chi Wang Cirrus Logic cwang at cirrus.com
Mr. Robert Reisch Eastman Kodak
reisch at sector.kodak.com
Mr. Rob Sims Hewlett Packard
robsims at depeche.lvld.hp.com
Mr. Greg Cheever Microsoft Corp
gregch at microsoft.com
Mr. Mike Flora Microsoft Corp
mikefl at microsoft.com
Mr. Neil Sugie Mitsumi (Alpha Peripherals)
101122.1711 at compuserve.com
Mr. Peter Brown OAK Technology brown at corp.oaktech.com
Mr. Kent Manabe Panasonic/ AKEI n/a
Mr. Charles Yang Panasonic
cyang at sensemedia.net
Mr. James W. Liu Philips Semiconductor
jhu at scs.philips.com
Mr. Bill McFerrin Philips
bill-mc at lms.com
Mr. Ganesh Swaminathan Philips
ganesh at keymodules.philips.com
Mr. Kevin Ross Philips Semiconductor rossk at scs.philips.com
Mr. Hiroshi Horii Sanyo North America
q99horii at hr155.ai.sanyo.co.jp
Mr. Kazushige Yoshino Sanyo
kyoshino at edp.pcmail.insopd.sanyo.co.jp
Mr. Ron Roberts SIERRA-PAC Technology rkroberts at aol.com
Mr. Mike Yokoyama SONY
masayuki at cppc.sel.sony.com
Mr. Tom Hanan Western Digital hanan-t at a1.wdc.com
Mr. Devon Worrell Western Ditigal
worrell at dt.wdc.com
Mr. Ken Takeshita Yamaha Corp
take at lab1.yamaha.co.jp
Mr. Masa Morizumi Yamaha Corp
mori at lab1.yamaha.co.jp
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