Draft minutes of T10 Plenary Meeting #35 - 1/13/2000

John Lohmeyer lohmeyer at t10.org
Thu Jan 20 13:00:57 PST 2000


* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* John Lohmeyer <lohmeyer at t10.org>
*
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Accredited Standards Committee*
National Committee for Information Technology Standards (NCITS)

                                                   Doc. No.: T10/00-122r0
                                                       Date: January 20, 2000
                                                   Reply to: John Lohmeyer

To:       T10 Membership
From:     Ralph Weber / John Lohmeyer
Subject:  Minutes of T10 Plenary Meeting #35 -- January 13, 2000
          Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Agenda

1.     Opening Remarks
2.     Approval of Agenda
3.     Attendance and Membership
3.1      Voting procedures
4.     Approval of Minutes - Novtember `99 Meeting - Monterey, CA
(T10/99-310r1)
5.     Document Distribution
6.     Call for Patents
7.     Review of Old Action Items
8.     Project Status Reports
8.1      Project Status Summary and NCITS Liaison [Lohmeyer]
8.2      SCSI Common Access Method - 3 (CAM-3) Status {Project 990-D} [Dallas]
8.3      SCSI-3 Stream Commands (SSC) Status {Project 997-D} [Peterson]
8.4      SCSI Fibre Channel Protocol - 2 (FCP-2) {Project 1144-D} [Snively]
8.5      SCSI Architecture Model - 2 (SAM-2) {Project 1157-D} [Weber]
8.6      Multimedia Command Set - 2 (MMC-2) Status {Project 1228-D} [McFerrin]
8.7      SCSI Primary Commands - 2 (SPC-2) Status {Project 1236-D} [Weber]
8.8      Reduced Block Commands (RBC) {Project 1240-D} [McLean]
8.9      SCSI Parallel Interface - 3 (SPI-3) {Project 1302-D} [Penokie]
8.10     MultiMedia Command Set - 3 (MMC-3) {Project 1363-D} [McFerrin]
8.11     Reduced MultiMedia Command Set (RMC) {Project 1364-D} [McFerrin]
8.12     SCSI Parallel Interface - 4 (SPI-4) {Project 1365-D} [Penokie]
8.13     SCSI Domain Validation Technical Report (SDV) {Project 1378-DT}
[Lamers]
8.14     SCSI on Scheduled Transfer (SST) {Project 1380-D} [Woelz]
8.15     SCSI Medium Changer Commands - 2 (SMC-2) {Project 1383-D} [Oetting]
9.     Old Business
9.1      Report on T10 Procedures Study Group Meeting [Lohmeyer]
9.2      Project proposal for object-based storage devices command set (OSD)
(99-312r0) [Milligan]
9.3      Editing RBC for ISO (99-284r0) [Roberts]
10.    New Business
10.1     Actions on Working Group Recommendations
10.1.1     WDTR/SDTR/PPR Interactions (00-119r1) [Penokie]
10.1.2     Persistent Reservations Unit Attention Fix (00-114r0) [Penokie]
10.1.3     Proposal to Support Partial Loading & Unloading (99-347r3)
[Suhler/Milligan]
10.1.4     Large LBA addressing using variable length CDB structures
(00-125r0) [Houlder/Milligan]
10.2     Resolution of SPI-3 Letter Ballot Comments (99-350r2) [Penokie]
11.    ISO
11.1     ISO Report [Milligan]
11.2     ISO Business [Milligan]
12.    Liaison Reports
12.1     T11 Liaison Report [Wanamaker]
12.2     T13 Liaison Report [Milligan]
12.3     SFF Industry Group [Allan]
12.4     IEEE 1394 [Johansson]
12.5     IEEE P1285 Status
12.6     SCSI Trade Association (STA) [Jones/Aloisi]
13.    Review of Action Items
14.    Meeting Schedule
14.1       Authorization of Working Group Meetings
15.    Adjournment



Results of Meeting


1.     Opening Remarks

John Lohmeyer, the T10 Chair, called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.,
Thursday January 13, 2000.  He thanked Dal Allan of ENDL Pacific Technologies
for hosting the meeting and the lavish feast hosted the night before the
morning after.

John verified that a quorum was present, with 14 member companies identified
as attending the meeting.

John said that NCITS Subgroup Membership forms and the T10 Mailing
Subscription form were available on the document table.  He said that people
should use the NCITS forms to insure the NCITS Secretariat has the latest
membership information.  These forms should be mailed directly to the NCITS
Secretariat.

As is customary, the people attending introduced themselves and a copy of the
attendance list was circulated.  Copies of the draft agenda and general
information on T10 were made available to those attending.


2.     Approval of Agenda

The draft agenda was approved with the following additions/changes:


10.1.1     WDTR/SDTR/PPR Interactions (00-119r1) [Penokie]
10.1.2     Persistent Reservations Unit Attention Fix (00-114r0) [Penokie]
10.1.3     Proposal to Support Partial Loading & Unloading (99-347r3)
[Suhler/Milligan]
10.1.4     Large LBA addressing using variable length CDB structures
(00-125r0) [Houlder/Milligan]
10.2     Resolution of SPI-3 Letter Ballot Comments (99-370r2) [Penokie]

No agenda items were added/revised during the course of the meeting.


3.     Attendance and Membership

The membership requirements were reviewed.  NCITS rules permit one vote per
organization.  An individual from a new organization must attend two out of
three consecutive plenary meetings.  He/she may apply for voting membership
the second meeting via a letter to the Chair of T10.  The individual may apply
for membership and begin voting at anytime following adjournment of the first
meeting.  Typically, the individual applies for membership and starts casting
votes at the second plenary meeting.  Working group and other ad hoc meetings
do not count toward attendance requirements.

An option that allows a person attending their first meeting to become a
voting member immediately following that meeting, provided their NCITS fees
have been paid, permits a new member to vote on letter ballots issued between
his/her first and second meetings.  Unfortunately, this option also means that
the new organization is immediately in attendance jeopardy.

To maintain membership, organizations must pay the NCITS Service Fee ($300).
The ANSI International Program Fee (also $300) is billed at the same time.

John briefly discussed the mailing fees.  Complete pricing information is
contained in the 2000 membership form (available at
ftp://ftp.t10.org/t10/mem_form.txt).

There are also minimum attendance requirements to maintain voting membership
on T10.  If a member organization fails to attend two of the last three T10
meetings, they are warned that failing to attend the next T10 meeting would
result in their membership being terminated.  The Chair said he had sent
letters to 5 people from 2 organizations informing them that their membership
was in jeopardy due to non-attendance (see 99-019r0) and that their membership
would be terminated if they did not attend this meeting. The following
organizations were in attendance jeopardy:

Iomega Corp.
UNISYS Corporation

Neither of these organizations were present.

John Lohmeyer moved and Bob Snively seconded that the membership of all of the
organizations in jeopardy be continued in spite of their failure to attend.
Gene Milligan moved and Dal Allan seconded that consideration be deferred to
the March meeting.  Gene noted the motion to retain membership might set a
problematic precedent.  The motion to defer consideration passed 6:5:2.

Dal Allan noted that, by deferring consideration of the motion to retain
membership, the committee had terminated the memberships.  During a discussion
of the point, no one present contested Dal's observation.  The two
organizations in attendance jeopardy were terminated due to lack of attendance
(i.e., the principal member was changed to observer status and the first
alternate member, if any, was dropped; additional alternates, if any, were
changed to observers).

John announced that he had received an email from Roger Cummings saying that
the Adaptec acquisition of Distributed Processing Technology had become
official on 12/23/99, so the DPT membership was terminated

No organizations requested new (or reinstated) membership.

The T10 membership during the meeting was 39 organizations down from 42
organizations following the last meeting.  Enclosure (1) is the list of the
people present at the meeting and enclosure (2) is the current T10 membership
list.

3.1    Voting procedures

John reviewed the voting procedure changes at NCITS regarding the two-week
rule, abstentions, the processing of new project proposals.  Now that the
NCITS procedures have been finalized, John asked that this item be removed

|from future agendas.


4.     Approval of Minutes - November `99 Meeting - Monterey, CA
(T10/99-310r1)

The minutes were approved as written.


5.     Document Distribution

Members who have any problems with their mailing subscription should deal
directly with Monica Vago (mvago at itic.org) (202) 626-5741.

John Lohmeyer requested that all documents for the next mailing be in his
hands in electronic format by 10:30 a.m. on Thursday January 20, 2000.
Documents received after this time may go into a subsequent mailing.

John reminded the committee of the requirements for document submission.
Since T10 meets its document retention requirements by preparing mailings,
documents included in the mailing must be suitable for archiving.  This means
that native-format and/or Portable Document Format (PDF) electronic originals
with proper identification must be submitted.

The electronic copies can be sent directly to John by email (at
lohmeyer at t10.org), or they can be transferred by ftp protocol to ftp.t10.org
and placed in the /incoming directory. In the latter case, please also send
email to John informing him of the file name and location of the file.

Minutes are available on the T10 World Wide Web page (see below), and are
distributed to the T10 Reflector.

To be added to the T10 Reflector, send an email to majordomo at t10.org with the
line 'subscribe t10' in the message body.

The NCITS Secretariat maintains a World Wide Web page at
http://www.ncits.org/.  LSI Logic maintains a World Wide Web page on behalf of
T10 on a server provided by the SCSI Trade Association at:

  http://www.t10.org/

The current document register is enclosure (3).  The T10 document register is
also available at:

   ftp://ftp.t10.org/t10/dr.txt


6.     Call for Patents

This is a regular agenda item to identify any potential patent issues with
developing standards and technical reports.

A document is available from ANSI, "Procedures for the Development and
Coordination of American National Standards", at no charge.  This document is
also on the WWW at http://www.ncits.org/help/ansi_sdo.html.  Section 1.2.11
contains the ANSI patent policy.  Amy Marasco manages patent issues for ANSI
and can be contacted at amarasco at ansi.org or 212-642-4954.

A call for patents was made.  There were no responses.


7.     Review of Old Action Items

319)   Gene Milligan will submit a NWIP and a CD contribution for RBC to
ISO/IEC for consideration.  Complete
328)   John Lohmeyer or Larry Lamers will provide the SPI-3 editor with the
electronic information used to include the dedication in SPI.  Carryover as a
new action item concerning an electronic image that must be obtained from
Larry Lamers or Dave Deming.  Delivery of all other materials in complete.
334)   Gene Milligan will initiate fast track processing of NCITS:325:1998
(SBP-2).  Complete
335)   Gene Milligan will create an NWIP and CD contribution for MMC-2
revision 11a.  Complete
336)   Ron Roberts (or John Lohmeyer) will give RBC revision 10a to the IR in
source and PDF format.  Complete.
337)   Ron Roberts (or John Lohmeyer) will give MMC-2 revision 11a to the IR
in source and PDF format. Complete.
338)   Larry Lamers will request minutes for the June CAM-3 review meeting
|from Bill Dallas.  Carryover
348)   Ralph Weber will create a SPC-2 version descriptor for SPC-2 revision
12.  Complete
349)   Ralph Weber will create a SPC-2 version descriptor for SST.  Complete
350)   Ralph Weber will create a SPC-2 version descriptor for SMC-2.  Complete
351)   Bob Snively will prepare FCP-2 revision 4 for letter ballot. Complete.
352)   John Lohmeyer will conduct a letter ballot on FCP-2 revision 4. In
process -- will complete 2/2/2000.
353)   John Lohmeyer will write letters to the people who commented on MMC-2
thanking them for comments, will forward 99-333r0 to NCITS as the resolution
for the public review comments on MMC-2, and will ask NCITS to forward MMC-2

to ANSI for publication. Complete.
354)   Dave Peterson will generate SSC revision 22.   Complete.
355)   Ralph Weber will create an SPC-2 version descriptor for SSC revision
22.  Complete
356)   John Lohmeyer will forward SSC revision 22 to NCITS with the two
unresolved negative votes for processing toward first public review. Complete.
357)   John Lohmeyer will forward 99-243r1 to NCITS as a T10 approved project
proposal for the SCSI Signal Modeling Technical Report. Complete.
358)   John Lohmeyer will forward 99-246r1 to NCITS as a T10 approved project
proposal for the SCSI VI Protocol standard. Complete.
359)   John Lohmeyer will forward 99-294r1 to NCITS as a T10 approved project
proposal for the SCSI Primary Commands - 3 (SPC-3) standard. Complete.
360)   John Lohmeyer will forward 99-292r1 to NCITS as a T10 approved project
proposal for the SCSI Block Commands - 2 (SBC-2) standard. Complete.
361)   John Lohmeyer will contact Don Tolmie for an alternate quotation or
work time estimate for conversion of RBC to ISO format. Complete.
362)   Ralph Weber will ensure that the policy of requiring a two-thirds vote
to approve the scheduling of a plenary meeting outside the 48 contiguous
United States gets recorded in a T10 policies document.  Carryover


8.     Project Status Reports

8.1    Project Status Summary and NCITS Liaison [Lohmeyer]

John Lohmeyer said that the current T10 project status summary was included in
the T10 Information Packages distributed prior to the meeting and will be
included in the mailing as usual.

John announced that four T10 project proposals had recently been approved:
SCSI Signal Modeling (SSM) {Project 1414-DT}, SCSI VI Protocol (SVP) {Project
1415-D}, SCS Primary Commands - 3 (SPC-3) {Project 1416-D}, and SCSI Block
Commands - 2 (SBC-2) {Project 1417-D}.  These projects will be added to the
March agenda.

8.2    SCSI Common Access Method - 3 (CAM-3) Status {Project 990-D} [Dallas]

In the absence of Bill Dallas, no report was presented.

Neil Wanamaker asked if Compaq has an official position regarding completion
of the CAM-3 project and received no response.  Dal Allan asked for an agenda
item at the next meeting to consider withdrawing the CAM-3 project, along with
an invitation to the reflector offering the opportunity for other companies to
assume the project responsibilities.  John Lohmeyer took an action item to
notify the T10 reflector that March 2000 meeting will consider  withdrawing
CAM-3.  John Lohmeyer took an action item to add an item to the March 2000
agenda to consider withdrawing CAM-3.

8.3    SCSI-3 Stream Commands (SSC) Status {Project 997-D} [Peterson]

John Lohmeyer reported that SSC is being processed toward first public review.
He stated a belief that the public review would begin in early February.

8.4    SCSI Fibre Channel Protocol - 2 (FCP-2) {Project 1144-D} [Snively]

John Lohmeyer reported that FCP-2 is under letter ballot for forwarding to
first public review.  The letter ballot will close on 2 February 2000.

8.5    SCSI Architecture Model - 2 (SAM-2) {Project 1157-D} [Weber]

Ralph Weber reported that no changes have been made in SAM-2 since the last
meeting.  He stated a hope that better progress on SAM-2 issues could be
achieved starting with the March meeting.

8.6    Multimedia Command Set - 2 (MMC-2) Status {Project 1228-D} [McFerrin]

John reported that MMC-2 is at NCITS for management review and final approval.

8.7    SCSI Primary Commands - 2 (SPC-2) Status {Project 1236-D} [Weber]

Ralph Weber reported SPC-2 revision 14 was prepared following the November
meeting and contained all changes approved at or prior to that meeting.
Revision 15 will be prepared following this meeting, containing the changes
approved at this meeting.

8.8    Reduced Block Commands (RBC) {Project 1240-D} [McLean]

John Lohmeyer reported that RBC completed its second public review without
receiving any comments, but the NCITS Secretariat had noticed a processing
error at T10.  Before RBC can be placed on the NCITS agenda for management

review it needs a roll call vote at T10 (or letter ballot) as opposed to a
simple meeting vote.  Accordingly, John Lohmeyer moved that T10 recommend that
NCITS accept RBC Rev 10a as resolving the comments from the first public
review and that T10/99-209r1 be accepted as the comments resolution document.
Paul Aloisi seconded the motion.  A roll call vote passed on a vote of
26:0:1:12=39.  Details of the roll call vote were as follows:

Organization                  Stat Name                    Yes No Abs NP

Adaptec, Inc.                 A#   Mr. Vincent Bastiani             1
Advansys                                                               1
AMP, Inc.                     P    Mr. Charles Brill         1            W
Amphenol Interconnect                                                  1
Ancot Corp.                   P    Mr. Bart Raudebaugh       1            W
Andataco                      P    Mr. Gregg Neely           1            W
Berg Electronics                                                       1
BREA Technologies, Inc.       P    Mr. Bill Galloway         1            W
Circuit Assembly Corp.        P    Mr. Ian Morrell           1            W
CMD Technology                P    Mr. Edward Haske          1            W
Compaq Computer Corp.         P    Mr. Robert C. Elliott     1
Crossroads Systems, Inc.      P    Mr. Neil Wanamaker        1
Dallas Semiconductor          P    Mr. Charles Tashbook      1            W
Dell Computer                                                          1
ENDL                                                                   1
Fujitsu                       P    Mr. Eugene Lew            1            W
General Dynamics              P    Mr. Nathan Hastad         1            W
Hewlett Packard Co.           P    Mr. Stewart Wyatt         1            W
Hitachi Cable Manchester      A    Ms. Jacueline Sylvia      1            W
Hitachi Storage Products                                               1
Honda Connectors                                                       1
IBM Corp.                     P    Mr. George O. Penokie     1
KnowledgeTek, Inc.            P    Mr. Dennis Moore          1
Linfinity Micro                                                        1
LSI Logic Corp.               P    Mr. John Lohmeyer         1
Madison Cable Corp.                                                    1
Maxtor Corp.                  P    Mr. Pete McLean           1            W
Molex Inc.                    P    Mr. Jay Neer              1
Ophidian Designs              P    Mr. Edward A. Gardner     1            W
Panasonic Technologies, Inc   P    Mr. Han Zou               1
Philips Electronics           P    Mr. William P. McFerrin   1
QLogic Corp.                                                           1
Quantum Corp.                 P    Mr. Mark Evans            1
Seagate Technology            P    Mr. Gene Milligan         1
Storage Technology Corp.      P    Mr. Erich Oetting         1            W
Sun Microsystems Computer Co  P    Mr. Robert N. Snively     1
Texas Instruments             P    Mr. Paul D. Aloisi        1
Toshiba America Elec. Comp.                                            1
Western Digital Corporation                                            1

                                                            26  0   1  12 = 39
W indicates a written (email) vote.

Vince Bastiani stated that his abstention was based on lack of expertise.

8.9    SCSI Parallel Interface - 3 (SPI-3) {Project 1302-D} [Penokie]

George Penokie reported that letter ballot comment resolution is complete.
SPI-3 revisions 13 and 13a contain all the changes resulting from the letter
ballot comment resolution.  The difference between revisions 13 and 13a is
that 13 contains change bars whereas 13a does not.  99-350r2 contains letter
ballot comments resolution information.

8.10   MultiMedia Command Set - 3 (MMC-3) {Project 1363-D} [McFerrin]

Bill McFerrin noted that original plans for MMC-3 were to include the results

|from the Mt. Fuji 4 group.  Bill reported that additional work relating to
CDROM recently has been proposed for inclusion in MMC-3.  At Ron's request,
Ron Roberts will remain the project editor for MMC-3.  Minutes of the MMC/RMC
working group meeting are available in 00-131.

8.11   Reduced MultiMedia Command Set (RMC) {Project 1364-D} [McFerrin]

Bill McFerrin reported that work on the second draft of RMC is in progress.
He described the decisions taken at the MMC/RMC working group meeting (minutes
in 00-131).   He stated a goal of having a new RMC revision available in two
weeks.

8.12   SCSI Parallel Interface - 4 (SPI-4) {Project 1365-D} [Penokie]

George Penokie reported on the activities of the Physical Working Group
meetings in December (minutes in 00-102) and January (minutes in 00-120).  He
stated a goal of having a SPI-4 revision 0 out by the May meeting.

8.13   SCSI Domain Validation Technical Report (SDV) {Project 1378-DT}
[Lamers]

In the absence of Larry Lamers, no report was available.

8.14   SCSI on Scheduled Transfer (SST) {Project 1380-D} [Woelz]

In the absence of Don Woelz, no report was available.

8.15   SCSI Medium Changer Commands - 2 (SMC-2) {Project 1383-D} [Oetting]

In the absence of Erich Oetting, no report was available.


9.     Old Business

9.1    Report on T10 Procedures Study Group Meeting [Lohmeyer]

John Lohmeyer reported that a procedures study group meeting was held on
Monday of this week with 10 people present.  He briefly described the topics
discussed.  He noted that a new revision of the T10 policy for project
development is expected prior to the March meeting.  Gene Milligan's offer to
handle the keyboard work on the revision was accepted.  John Lohmeyer agreed
to provide the marked up foils to Gene and to help with the flowcharts.

9.2    Project proposal for object-based storage devices command set (OSD)
(99-312r0) [Milligan]

Gene Milligan moved that the OSD project proposal be forwarded to NCITS for
processing.  Bob Snively seconded the motion.  John Lohmeyer moved to defer
consideration of the motion to the March meeting.  Dennis Moore seconded the
motion to defer consideration.  The motion to defer consideration passed on a
vote of 11:2:1:25=39.

9.3    Editing RBC for ISO (99-284r0) [Roberts]

Questions were raised regarding editing for ISO MMC-2 and no clear answers
were available.  Gene Milligan stated that MMC-2 is far behind in ISO as
compared to RBC.  (This assertion was retracted during the ISO status report.)
He asked that no actions be taken regarding RBC until ISO editing for MMC-2 is
finalized.

John Lohmeyer reported that Don Tolmie had provided an estimate of $5,000 by
email for converting RBC to ISO format.

The committee reviewed the conversion requirements for MMC and RBC and the
procedure for paying editors to perform such conversions.  Bill McFerrin was
pressed for a statement of interest in having an ISO version MMC.

Bill McFerrin requested that an item be added to the March agenda to consider
withdrawing MMC at ISO.  John Lohmeyer took an action item add an item to the
March 2000 agenda to consider withdrawing MMC at ISO.


10.    New Business

10.1   Actions on Working Group Recommendations

10.1.1 WDTR/SDTR/PPR Interactions (00-119r1) [Penokie]

George Penokie moved that 00-119r1 (WDTR/SDTR/PPR Interactions) be approved
for inclusion in SPI-3.   Rob Elliott seconded the motion.  The motion passed
on a vote of 13:0:0:26=39.

10.1.2 Persistent Reservations Unit Attention Fix (00-114r0) [Penokie]

George Penokie moved that 00-114r0 (Unit Attention Fixes for Persistent
Reservations) be approved for SPC-2.  Ralph Weber seconded the motion.  The
motion passed on a vote of 13:0:0:26=39.

10.1.3 Proposal to Support Partial Loading & Unloading (99-347r3)
[Suhler/Milligan]

Gene Milligan moved that 99-347r3 (Proposal for SPC Support for Partial
Loading & Unloading) be approved for inclusion in SPC-2.  Ralph Weber seconded

the motion.  The motion passed on a vote of 11:0:1:27=39.

10.1.4 Large LBA addressing using variable length CDB structures (00-125r0)
[Houlder/Milligan]

Gene Milligan moved that 00-125r0 (Large LBA address using variable length CDB
structure) be approved for inclusion in SBC-2 with allocation of service
action codes to be added to SPC-2.  Dennis Moore seconded the motion.  The
motion passed on a vote of 12:0:0:27=39.

10.2   Resolution of SPI-3 Letter Ballot Comments (99-350r2) [Penokie]

John Lohmeyer moved that T10 accept the resolution of the SPI-3 letter ballot
comments documented in T10/99-350r2 and that T10 forward SPI-3 Rev 12 as
revised (Rev 13 or 13a), which incorporates the letter ballot resolution, to
NCITS for further processing toward first public review.  George Penokie
seconded the motion.    A roll call vote passed on a vote of 23:0:0:16=39.
Details of the roll call vote were as follows:

Organization                 Stat Name                    Yes  No  Abs  NP

Adaptec, Inc.                A#   Mr. Vincent Bastiani     1
Advansys                     R    Mr. Robert Frey          1               W
AMP, Inc.                                                               1
Amphenol Interconnect                                                   1
Ancot Corp.                  P    Mr. Bart Raudebaugh      1               W
Andataco                                                                1
Berg Electronics             P    Mr. Douglas Wagner       1               W
BREA Technologies, Inc.                                                 1
Circuit Assembly Corp.                                                  1
CMD Technology               P    Mr. Edward Haske         1               W
Compaq Computer Corp.        P    Mr. Robert C. Elliott    1
Crossroads Systems, Inc.     P    Mr. Neil Wanamaker       1
Dallas Semiconductor         P    Mr. Charles Tashbook     1               W
Dell Computer                                                           1
ENDL                         P    Mr. I. Dal Allan         1
Fujitsu                                                                 1
General Dynamics                                                        1
Hewlett Packard Co.          P    Mr. Stewart Wyatt        1               W
Hitachi Cable Manchester,Inc                                            1
Hitachi Storage Products                                                1
Honda Connectors             P    Mr. Thomas J. Kulesza    1               W
IBM Corp.                    P    Mr. George O. Penokie    1
KnowledgeTek, Inc.           P    Mr. Dennis Moore         1
Linfinity Micro                                                         1
LSI Logic Corp.              P    Mr. John Lohmeyer        1
Madison Cable Corp.                                                     1
Maxtor Corp.                 P    Mr. Pete McLean          1               W
Molex Inc.                   P    Mr. Jay Neer             1
Ophidian Designs             P    Mr. Edward A. Gardner    1               W
Panasonic Technologies, Inc  P    Mr. Han Zou              1
Philips Electronics          P    Mr. William P. McFerrin  1
QLogic Corp.                                                            1
Quantum Corp.                P    Mr. Mark Evans           1
Seagate Technology           P    Mr. Gene Milligan        1
Storage Technology Corp.                                                1
Sun Microsystems Computer Co P    Mr. Robert N. Snively    1
Texas Instruments            P    Mr. Paul D. Aloisi       1
Toshiba America Elec. Comp.                                             1
Western Digital Corporation                                             1

                                                          23   0    0  16 = 39
W indicates a written (email) vote.

George Penokie took an action item to provide SPI-3 revision 13 [to include
change information] and 13a [technically identical to rev 13 but without
change highlighting] to the T10 chair.  John Lohmeyer took an action item to

forward SPI-3 revision 13a to NCITS for processing toward first public
review.


11.    ISO

11.1   ISO Report [Milligan]

Gene Milligan provided the following ISO report:

1/2000 ISO/IEC Report

Project
#
Description
Status
Months Pending
Editor

25.13.11.02
DIS9316-2
CAM
In Publication
Completed
Bill Dallas

25.13.11.13
IS 9316-1
SCSI-2
Published IS
Completed
Larry Lamers

25.13.11.05
CD 14776-111
SPI
Withdrawn


25.13.11.08
IS 14776-411
SAM
Published IS
Completed
Charles Monia

25.13.11.14
CD 14776-121
Fast-20
Withdrawn


25.13.11.15
IS 14776-341
SCC
Publishing
Completed
George Penokie

25.13.11.13
CD 14776-351
SMC
Awaiting DIS text with resolution of comments
12 - Target 7/99
Erich Oetting

25.13.11.25
CD 14776-112
SPI-2
DIS text provided with resolution of comments
Current step Completed
George Penokie

25.13.11.22
CD 14776-371
SES
Awaiting DIS text with resolution of comments
12 - Target 8/99
Bob Snively

25.13.11.23
DIS 14776-342
SCC-2
Awaiting DIS ballot
Current step completed
George Penokie

25.13.13.02
CD 14776-221
FCP
Awaiting DIS text with resolution of comments
12 - Target 8/99
Bob Snively

25.13.11.16
CD 14776-381
OMC
FDIS being issued
0
Japan

25.13.11.17
CD 14776-361
MMC
Awaiting DIS text with resolution of comments
1
Ron Roberts

25.13.11.10
CD 14776-321
SBC
Awaiting DIS text with resolution of comments
1- Target 1/2000
Gene Milligan

25.13.11.20
DIS 14776-232
SBP-2  Fast Track Requested

Peter Johansson

25.13.11.xx
CD 14776-326
RBC
NWIP & CD Contribution submitted

Ron Roberts

25.13.11.xx
CD 14776-362
MMC-2
NWIP & CD Contribution submitted

Ron Roberts


The responses to MMC and SBC CD letter ballot comments were on hold until the
issue of canceling the Fast Track DIS ballot was resolved. The T10
recommendation to cancel Fast Track was approved by NCITS and forwarded to the
JTC 1 Secretariat (ANSI). JTC 1 has canceled and withdrawn the fast track on
these two items.

Completion of editing for the ISO/IEC comments by the technical editor on SMC,
SES, and FCP is still pending and long overdue.

ISO/IEC business for T10 at this meeting is a decision on SSC.


=> 1999 ISO/IEC Document Register

  DOC_NO     ORIG_DATE   DESCRIPTN
  DESCRIPTN2
  IR99001    99/03/29    Yes vote on CD 14776-381 SCSI OMC with commnt
  IR99002    99/03/29    T11 Request to Withdraw CD 14165-221 FC-SB
  IR99003    99/03/29    T11 Request to Withdraw CD 14165-121 FC-AL
  IR99004    99/03/29    T10 Request to Withdraw CD 14776-111 SPI
  IR99005    99/03/29    T10 Withdraw CD 14776-121 SCSI-3 Fast-20
  IR99006    99/04/14    T11 Request to Withdraw CD 14165-411 FC-GS
  IR99007    99/05/02    X3.304:1997 SCSI-3 Multimedia Commands (MMC)  Fast
  Tracking as ISO/IEC 14776-361
  IR99008    99/05/02    NCITS.306:1998 SCSI-3 Block Commands (SBC)    Fast
  track as ISO/IEC 14776-321
  IR99009    99/05/21    CD 14776-232 Yes Ballot for SCSI SBP-2
  IR99010    99/05/25    Request to Fast Track NCITS 323-1998          HIPPI
  6400-PH
  IR99011    99/05/25    Request to Fast Track NCITS 324-199X
  HIPPI-6400-SC
  IR99012    99/06/04    Yes vote & Change 18353 to 9318-4
  IR99013    99/06/04    Yes vote & Change 18354 to 11518-6
  IR99014    99/06/04    Yes vote & Change 18355 to 11518-2
  IR99015    99/07/03    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 25/WG 4 US HOD Report
  IR99016    99/08/12    T12 Recommended vote on DIS 9314-20  Yes
  IR99017    99/08/12    T12 Recommended vote on DIS 9314-21 Yes w/c
  1SC25      99/08/26    Brannon notice error in DIS 9314-9, 26, 14165 -131 &
  14776-342 close 12/12/99
  IR99018    99/09/10    T12 Recommended vote on ISO/IEC 9314-1:1989   Five
  Year Review - Confirm
  IR99019    99/09/10    T12 Recommended vote on ISO/IEC 9314-2:1989   Five
  Year Review - Confirm
  IR99020    99/09/27    For JTC 1 TAG Letter Ballot, ISO/IEC DIS
  14776-342 SCC-2 Yes with comments
  IR99021    99/10/20    For JTC 1 TAG Letter Ballot, ISO/IEC DIS      9314-9

  FDDI LCF-PMD Yes
  IR99022    99/10/20    For JTC 1 TAG Letter Ballot, ISO/IEC DIS      9314-26
  FDDI MAC-ATS  Yes
  IR99023    99/10/25    For JTC 1 TAG Letter Ballot, ISO/IEC DIS
  14165-131 FC-SW Yes
  IR99024    99/12/09    DIS 11518-10 HIPPI 6400 PH Recommended Yes
  IR99025    99/12/20    Request to Fast Track NCITS 325:1998 SBP-2
  IR00001    2000/01/06  NWIP for RBC & CD contribution Rev 10a
  IR00002    2000/01/06  NWIP for MMC-2 & CD contribution Rev 11a


11.2   ISO Business [Milligan]

Gene Milligan moved that T10 forward SSC to ISO for processing.  Mark Evans
seconded the motion.

Dal Allan described a problem with large addressing issues in SSC recently
identified in a T10 reflector message.  Dal Allan moved to defer consideration
of the motion to the March meeting.  Paul Aloisi seconded the motion to defer
consideration.  The motion to defer consideration passed on a vote of
6:5:3:25=39.

John Lohmeyer took an action item to add an item to the March 2000 agenda to
discuss large addressing issues in SSC.

Gene Milligan moved that T10 submit a NWIP for SPI-3 with a contribution of
SPI-3 revision 13a for simultaneous CD.  George Penokie seconded the motion.
John Lohmeyer moved that consideration of the motion be deferred to the March
meeting.  Dennis Moore seconded the motion to defer.  The motion to defer
passed on a vote of 10:4:0:25=39.


12.    Liaison Reports

12.1   T11 Liaison Report [Wanamaker]

Neil Wanamaker made an oral report to the committee and provided an electronic
report in 00-128.

12.2   T13 Liaison Report [Milligan]

Gene Milligan provided an oral report to the committee.  T13 will meet next in
February in Placerville, CA.

12.3   SFF Industry Group [Allan]

Dal Allan provided an oral report to the committee.

12.4   IEEE 1394 [Johansson]

Gene Milligan reported that 1394.b is forming a ballot pool.  The period for
applying to participate in the ballot pool closes near the end of January.

12.5   IEEE P1285 Status

No report.

12.6   SCSI Trade Association (STA) [Jones/Aloisi]

Paul Aloisi reported that STA has selected marketing names for SPI-3, SPI-4,
and SPI-5.  The annual meeting will be on 11 February in Huntington Beach, CA.


13.    Review of Action Items

338)   Larry Lamers will request minutes for the June 1999 CAM-3 review
meeting from Bill Dallas.
362)   Ralph Weber will ensure that the policy of requiring a two-thirds vote
to approve the scheduling of a plenary meeting outside the 48 contiguous
United States gets recorded in a T10 policies document.
363)   Larry Lamers will provide the SPI-3 editor with a file containing the
electronic image used in the SPI dedication or John Lohmeyer will contact Dave
Deming to obtain the file.
364)   John Lohmeyer will notify the T10 reflector that March 2000 meeting
will consider withdrawing CAM-3.
365)   John Lohmeyer will add an item to the March 2000 agenda to consider
withdrawing CAM-3.
366)   John Lohmeyer will add an item to the March 2000 agenda to consider
withdrawing MMC at ISO.
367)   George Penokie will provide SPI-3 revision 13 and 13a to the T10 chair.
368)   John Lohmeyer will forward SPI-3 revision 13a to NCITS for processing
toward first public review.
369)   John Lohmeyer will add an item to the March 2000 agenda to discuss
large addressing issues in SSC.
370)   Ralph Weber will create an SPC-2 version descriptor for SPI-3 revision
13a.
371)   Ralph Weber will assign SPC-2 standard code values to the four projects
whose approval was announced at this meeting.


14.    Meeting Schedule

The next plenary meeting of T10 will be March 9, 2000 in Dallas, TX at the
Crowne Plaza Suites (972-233-7600), hosted by Texas Instruments.  The meeting
will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday.

The meeting list for the next plenary week is:

                                March '00 Meeting Map
                                   (1/13/00 Version)

Monday 3/6         9   10  11  12  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9

                   +===============+===================+
                   | T10 Proc. SG  | SCSI Protocol WG  |              (50)
                   +---------------+===================+
                   | T11 ad hocs                       |              (40)
                   +-----------------------------------+
                   | Mt. Fuji - 4 WG                   |              (20)
                   +-----------------------------------+

Tuesday 3/7    8   9   10  11  12  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9
                   +===========================================+
                   | SCSI Physical WG                          |      (50)
                   +===================================+=======+
                   | MMC WG                            |              (20)
               +---+=======+===========================+
               |T11 ad hocs| Joint T10/T11.3           |              (40)
               +-----------+===========================+

Wednesday 3/8      9   10  11  12  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9
                   +=======================================+
                   | SCSI Protocol WG                      |          (50)
                   +===============================+=======+
                   | MMC WG                        |                  (20)
                   +===============================+-------+
                   | SFF WG                        | SFF   |          (40)
                   +-------------------------------+-----+-+-------+
                                                         |Reception| (All)
                                                         +---------+

Thursday 3/9       9   10  11  12  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8
                   +=================+---------------------+
                   | T10 Plenary     / STA Tech (*)        |          (60/40)
                   +===========+====+----------+-----------+
                               | STA Marcom    |                      (15)
                               +---------------+
 (*) - STA Technical meeting (includes SCSI Harbor) begins 30 minutes
       after the T10 plenary meeting but not before 1:30 pm

Friday 3/10    8   9   10  11  12  1   2   3   4   5
                 +-----------------------------+
                 | SCSI Trade Association (STA)|                      (30)
                 +-----------------------------+
    Meetings marked with == are T10-authorized meetings.
    Meetings marked with -- are authorized by other groups and may change
    without notice.

Other T10-authorized meetings:
Meeting         Date                Location / Contact
--------------  ------------------  --------------------------------------
Cable Perf. SG  02/07/00 Mon 1:00p  Huntington Beach, CA / Jones
SCSI Model WG   02/08/00 Tue 9:00a  Huntington Beach, CA / Jones
SCSI Phys WG    02/09/00 Wed 1:00p  Huntington Beach, CA / Jones
                02/10/00 Thu 9:00a  Huntington Beach, CA / Jones
Joint T10/T11   02/15/00 Tue        Huntington Beach, CA / T11
SST WG          02/16/00 Wed        Huntington Beach, CA / T11
Cable Perf. SG  02/29/00 Tue        Manchester, NH / Daggett
SCSI Model WG   03/01/00 Wed        Manchester, NH / Daggett
SCSI Phys WG    03/27/00 Mon 1:00p  Monterey, CA / Lamers
                03/28/00 Tue 9:00a  Monterey, CA / Lamers
Cable Perf. SG  04/11/00 Tue 9:00a  Monterey, CA / Abou-Jeyab
SCSI Model WG   04/12/00 Wed 9:00a  Monterey, CA / Abou-Jeyab
SCSI Phys WG    04/27/00 Thu 1:00p  Colo Spgs, CO / Lohmeyer
                04/28/00 Fri 9:00a  Colo Spgs, CO / Lohmeyer

 Meeting Map Abbreviation Key:
Amnd:        Amendment
Cable Perf.: Cable Performance Testing
CAM:         Common Access Method
CAM-3:       Next generation CAM for SCSI-3
EPI:         SCSI Enhanced Parallel Interface (Technical Report)
Fast-20:     Data Transfer at 20 Mega-transfers/second (a.k.a., Ultra)
Fast-40:     Data Transfer at 40 Mega-transfers/second (a.k.a., Ultra2)
Fast-80:     Data Transfer at 80 Mega-transfers/second (a.k.a., Ultra3,

Ultra160)
Fast-160:    Data Transfer at 160 Mega-transfers/second (a.k.a., Ultra4,
Ultra320)
FC:          Fibre Channel
FC-AL:       Fibre Channel - Arbitrated Loop (a T11 project)
FCLC:        Fibre Channel Loop Community (not an NCITS activity)
I/F:         Interface
HAP:         High Availability Profile (Technical Report)
LB:          Letter Ballot
MMC-2:       Multimedia Commands - 2 (CD-ROM, DVD, etc.)
OBD_T:       Object-Based Device Tutorial
PH:          Physical (Connectors, Cables, Transceivers, etc.)
Plenary:     Full Committee Meeting
RAID:        Redundant Array of Independent Devices
RBC:         Reduced Block Commands
SBC:         SCSI-3 Block Commands
SBP-2:       Serial Bus Protocol for IEEE 1394 (2nd generation protocol)
SCC-2:       SCSI Controller Commands - 2 (2nd generation RAID command set)
SCSI:        Small Computer System Interface
SES:         SCSI Enclosure Services
SCSI Harbor: A STA project on defining a wrapper for SCSI devices
SFF:         SFF Industry Group (not an NCITS activity)
SG:          Study Group
SMC:         SCSI-3 Medium Changer Commands
SPC-2:       SCSI Primary Commands - 2 (2nd generation)
SPI-2:       Second Generation SCSI Parallel Interface
SPI-3:       Third Generation SCSI Parallel Interface
SPI-4:       Fourth Generation SCSI Parallel Interface
SSA:         Serial Storage Interface
SSC:         SCSI-3 Stream Commands (includes Tape)
SSWGs:       Specific-Subject Working Groups
STA:         SCSI Trade Association (not an NCITS activity)
STA Tech:    STA Technical Meeting (T10 members invited)
T10:         Lower Level Interfaces Technical Committee
T10 Proc.:   T10 Procedures
WG:          Working Group (same as Ad Hoc Group)



For more information about T10 activities, please contact the following
people:

Activity                     Contact         Telephone/Email
---------------------------- --------------- ------------------------------
CAM-3                        Bill Dallas     (603) 881-2508
                                             dallas at zk3.dec.com
EPI                          Bill Ham        (508) 841-2629
                                             bill.ham at digital.com
FCP, FCP-2, SES              Robert Snively  (415) 336-5332
                                             Bob.Snively at eng.sun.com
GPP                          Gary Stephens   (602) 321-1725
                                             grsfsi at aol.com
SBC, SBC-2                   Gene Milligan   (405) 324-3070
                                             gene_milligan at notes.seagate.com
MMC, MMC-2, MMC-3, RMC       Bill McFerrin   (303) 651-5400
                                             BMcFerrin at aol.com
SBP-2 or RBC                 Pete McLean     (303) 678-2149
                                             pete_mclean at maxtor.com
SBP-2                        Peter Johansson (510) 527-3926
                                             pjohansson at aol.com
SCC-2, SPI-2, SPI-3, SPI-4   George Penokie  (507) 253-5208
                                             gop at us.ibm.com
SMC                          Erich Oetting   (303) 673-2178
                                             Erich_Oetting at Stortek.com
SPC-2, SPC-3, SAM-2          Ralph Weber     (972) 503-3205 x228
                                             roweber at acm.org
SSA-PH1,-PH2,-TL1,-TL2       Larry Lamers    (408) 957-7817
                                             ljlamers at ieee.org
SSA-S2P & -S3P               John Scheible   (512) 823-8208
                                             Scheible at vnet.ibm.com
SSC                          Dave Peterson   (612) 391-1008
                                             dap at network.com
SSM                          Dean Wallace    (714) 668-5028
                                             d_wallace at qlc.com
SVP                          Ed Gardner      (719) 593-8866
                                             eag at ophidian.com
Other Activities             John Lohmeyer   (719) 533-7560

                                             lohmeyer at t10.org

The long-term T10 meeting week schedule is:

Date                Location                   Host/Comments
------------------  -------------------------  -----------------------------
Jan 10-14, 2000     Brisbane, Australia        ENDL Pacific Technologies
Mar  6-10, 2000     Dallas, TX                 Texas Instruments
May 15-19, 2000     Nashua, NH                 Hitachi Cable / dates changed
Jul 10-14, 2000     Colorado Springs, CO       LSI Logic
Sep 11-15, 2000     Huntington Beach, CA       QLogic
Oct 30-Nov 3, 2000  Monterey, CA               Adaptec / dates changed
Jan 15-19, 2001     (meeting canceled)
Mar   5-9, 2001     Dallas, TX                 Texas Instruments
May  7-11, 2001     Manchester, NH             Hitachi Cable
Jul 16-20, 2001     Colorado Springs, CO       LSI Logic
Sep 10-14, 2001     Huntington Beach, CA       QLogic
Nov   5-9, 2001     Monterey, CA               Adaptec

Gene Milligan moved that the January 2001 plenary meeting be cancelled.
George Penokie seconded the motion.  John Lohmeyer moved to defer
consideration of the motion.  Bob Snively seconded the motion to defer.  The
motion to defer failed on a vote of 7:7:0:15=39.  The motion to cancel the
January 2001 plenary passed on a vote of 10:2:1:26=39.

14.1     Authorization of Working Group Meetings

John noted that the working group meetings are required to operate under the
same voting procedures as does T10 (that is, one vote per organization) and
the results of a working group are not binding on the parent committee.  Ad
hoc groups should strive to achieve consensus prior to bringing issues to T10.

Dennis Moore moved that T10 authorize the T10-related meetings and events in
the list above that had not previously been approved.  Neil Wanamaker seconded
the motion.  The motion passed 12:0:0:17=39.


15.    Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 12:16 p.m. on Thursday January 13, 2000.
Enclosure(1) -- Meeting Attendees

         Name          S        Organization         Electronic Mail Address
---------------------- -- ------------------------- -------------------------
Mr. Vincent Bastiani   A# Adaptec, Inc.             bastiani at corp.adaptec.com
Mr. Robert C. Elliott  P  Compaq Computer Corp.     Robert.Elliott at compaq.com
Mr. Neil Wanamaker     P  Crossroads Systems, Inc.  ntw at crossroads.com
Mr. I. Dal Allan       P  ENDL                      endlcom at ibm.net
Mr. George O. Penokie  P  IBM Corp.                 gop at us.ibm.com
Mr. Dennis Moore       P  KnowledgeTek, Inc.        dmoore at ix.netcom.com
Mr. John Lohmeyer      P  LSI Logic Corp.           lohmeyer at t10.org
Mr. Ralph O. Weber     A  LSI Logic Corp.           roweber at acm.org
Mr. Jay Neer           P  Molex Inc.                jneer at molex.com
Mr. Han Zou            P  Panasonic Technologies,   hanzou at research.
                          Inc                       panasonic.com
Mr. William P.         P  Philips Electronics       BMcFerrin at aol.com
McFerrin
Mr. Keiji Katata       V  Pioneer Electronic Corp.  keiji_Katata at post.
                                                    pioneer.co.jp
Mr. Takeshi Kohda      V  Pioneer Electronics Corp. takeshi_kohda at post.
                                                    pioneer.co.jp
Mr. Toshiro Tanikawa   V  Pioneer Electronics Corp. tanikawa at post.pioneer.co.
                                                    jp
Mr. Mark Evans         P  Quantum Corp.             mark.evans at quantum.com
Mr. Gene Milligan      P  Seagate Technology        Gene_Milligan at notes.
                                                    seagate.com
Mr. Bill Gintz         V  Seus, Inc.                wcgintz at ix.netcom.com
Mr. Robert N. Snively  P  Sun Microsystems          bob.snively at sun.com
                          Computer Co
Mr. Vit Novak          A  Sun Microsystems, Inc.    vit.novak at sun.com
Mr. Paul D. Aloisi     P  Texas Instruments         Paul_Aloisi at ti.com
Mr. Masahiro Ito       V  Yamagata Fujitsu Ltd.     mike at yfl.cs.fujitsu.co.jp


21 People Present

Status Key:  P    -  Principal
             A,A# -  Alternate
             O    -  Observer
             L    -  Liaison
             V    -  Visitor

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