qpc of CIP in SBP2

Stephen Finch/SSI1 Stephen_Finch/SSI1.SSI1 at notes-gw.tus.ssi1.com
Thu Jun 26 13:27:18 PDT 1997


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* Stephen Finch/SSI1 <Stephen_Finch/SSI1.SSI1 at notes-gw.tus.ssi1.com>
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Rob Lash wrote:

>See IEC 1883 clause 6.2
>A source packet may be split into 1,2,4 or 8 data blocks and zero or
>more data blocks are contained in a IEEE 1394 packet.  
>
>My interpretation here is that complete data blocks are transmitted
>during an isochronous cycle and not partial data blocks and therefore all data
>blocks are indeed *full*.

I'm tending to agree with you.  Figure 4 in 1883-1 (I have a mar/97 version), 
shows
the padding and indicates it is in the bus packets....

But I still don't like having to send garbage and wasting bus time....  up to 
224 bit times....


steve

 

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