sbc ballot - removable not detachable HDD obsolete
p.lavarre at IEEE.org
Fri Sep 3 12:43:42 PDT 2004
* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* Pat LaVarre <p.lavarre at ieee.org>
> Now available on http://www.t10.org/new.htm are:
> sbc2r15a.pdf - Latest working draft, incorporating all comment
> resolutions to date
> 04-274r0.pdf - List of comment resolutions, sorted by author
> 04-274r0.zip containing 04-274r0.fdf - Adobe Acrobat format comment
> resolutions to apply to sbc2r15.pdf (the original revision)
> Please review the resolutions to your and others' comments.
> The CAP WG needs to vote on these topics:
> * obsolete support for "volatile medium" such as RAM disks
> * obsolete support for removeable media
Unless corrected I will suppose, ...
By obsoleting removable media we mean, ...
Obsoleting the combination of op x12 "INQUIRY" data byte 0 mask x80 RMB =
with mask x1F PDT =3D x00 SBC, and we suggest this solely ...
In the context of the comment on Iomega's Abstain vote:
--- page 120 of 185
Sequence number: 4
Date: 9/2/2004 9:46:41 PM
REFER - VOTE (probably reject for now. there's not much in SBC on=20
removeable media to worry about.)
(with an abstain vote)
Iomega has not chosen to carefully review SBC-2.=A0 Instead, Iomega=20
believes SBC-3 should obsolete the Removable Media portion of SBC.=A0=20
Actual massively distributed boot BIOS and operating systems have never =
fully supported Removable SBC as specified by t10.org.=A0 Consequently, =
designs for broad compatibility in read, boot, and write are moving to=20
removable MMC UDF for more than 32 GiB/disc, as in the example of the=20
Iomega REV drive, else to detachable but not removable SBC, as in the=20
example of USB adapters for small Compact Flash.
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