SAS - bit & byte ordering

Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) Elliott at hp.com
Tue Oct 29 15:28:47 PST 2002


* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <Elliott at hp.com>
*
See if 02-451 (Bit and byte ordering overview) and 02-422 (Bit ordering
diagrams change proposal) make that any clearer (both are on
http://www.t10.org/new.htm and have been recommended for inclusion in
SAS by the SAS WG)


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Rob Elliott, elliott at hp.com
Industry Standard Server Storage Advanced Technology
Hewlett-Packard



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sriram Srinivasan [mailto:srirams at lsil.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2002 10:16 AM
> To: t10 at t10.org
> Subject: SAS - bit & byte ordering
> 
> 
> * From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
> * Sriram Srinivasan <srirams at lsil.com>
> *
>   Does it say anywhere in the SAS std. draft that when you 
> look at a table 
> like "Table-72 SSP Frame Format", "time increases down the 
> table" i.e. byte0 
> is received first then byte1 etc.?  That wording with the 
> other bit & byte 
> ordering pictures would make it clear that in a DWord bits 
> 31-24 represent 
> byte0 in the SSP frame.
>   
>   regards,
>   \Sriram\
> 
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