SAS-2 6 Gbps phy WG meeting May 25/26

Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) elliott at hp.com
Thu Apr 28 08:07:19 PDT 2005


* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <elliott at hp.com>
*
By the way, the meeting package includes lunch each day.

Please RSVP so I can provide an accurate headcount.
--
Rob Elliott, elliott at hp.com
Hewlett-Packard Industry Standard Server Storage Advanced Technology
https://ecardfile.com/id/RobElliott


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-t10 at t10.org [mailto:owner-t10 at t10.org] On Behalf 
> Of Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)
> Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 5:45 PM
> To: t10 at t10.org
> Subject: RE: SAS-2 6 Gbps phy WG meeting May 25/26
> 
> * From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
> * "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <elliott at hp.com>
> *
> 
> Here is the meeting information for the SAS-2 6 Gbps meeting 
> on Wed/Thu
> 25-26 May 2005 (9am-5pm each day).
> 
> Hilton Garden Inn
> 7979 Willow Chase Boulevard, Houston, Texas, United States 77070 
> Tel: 1-832-912-1000  Fax: 1-832-912-1025  
> Tel: 1-877-STAYHGI   (1-877-782-9444)
> http://www.houstonnorthwest.gardeninn.com
> 
> Group Name: HP T10 Ad Hoc 6G
> 
> Room:             Single Rate:       Double Rate:
> King Bed Room        $99.00          $99.00
>  
> Reservation Cut off Date:  May 18, 2005
>  
> Reservation Method: Individual Call-in
> Extra Person Charge: $10.00
> All reservations must be guaranteed to a credit card or to company (if
> approved for billing).  Those reservations not canceled by 6:00PM (24
> hours prior to arrival) will be billed accordingly. 
> --
> Rob Elliott, elliott at hp.com
> Hewlett-Packard Industry Standard Server Storage Advanced Technology
> https://ecardfile.com/id/RobElliott
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-t10 at t10.org [mailto:owner-t10 at t10.org] On Behalf 
> > Of Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)
> > Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 12:21 AM
> > To: t10 at t10.org
> > Subject: SAS-2 6 Gbps phy WG meeting May 25/26
> > 
> > * From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
> > * "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <elliott at hp.com>
> > *
> > Since T10 week will be occupied by SAS-1.1 letter ballot comment
> > resolution, HP is proposing that T10 hold a 6 Gbps SAS-2 physical WG
> > meeting on Wed/Thu 25-26 May in Houston, TX.  This will not be
> > officially T10 sanctioned until the T10 plenary on 5 May.
> > 
> > Below is my suggestion for the agenda; the actual agenda will 
> > depend on
> > what people volunteer to present.  Please let 
> > Alvin.Cox at seagate.com and
> > me know if you are willing to present on any specific topic 
> > (it doesn't
> > have to be on this list).
> > 
> > 
> > Day 1 (Wednesday 25 May 2005) 9:00am-6:00pm
> > Survey of other standards - what techniques have they
> > chosen/considered/rejected
> > Backplane focused:
> > * OIF CEI-6G-LR (6 Gbps) 
> > * OIF CEI-11G-LR (11 Gbps)
> > * IEEE 802.3ap Backplane Ethernet task force (10 Gbps)
> > Backplane and cable focused:
> > * Fibre Channel FC-PI-4 (8 Gbps)
> > Cable focused:
> > * IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet over Cat-5 (1000BASE-T) 
> > * IEEE 802.3an 10 Gigabit Ethernet over Cat-5e/6 (10GBASE-T)
> > 
> > Tutorials
> > * StatEye simulation tool
> > * Decision Feedback Equalizer (DFE) concept and techniques
> > 
> > Day 2 (Thursday 26 May 2005) 9:00am-6:00pm
> > Description of test chips that have been publicly 
> demonstrated (e.g. 6
> > Gbps OIF CEI-6G test chips)
> > 
> > Test results of using those test chips (and/or test equipment 
> > simulating
> > at 6 Gbps) on real SAS interconnects
> > * InfiniBand style external cables (0 - 6 m)
> > * Molex iPASS external/internal cables (0 - 6 m)
> > * Internal cables and backplanes
> > 
> > Test equipment/procedures for 6 Gbps
> > 
> > Discuss what should be done for SAS-2
> > * Infrastructure requirements (cable lengths, backplane trace
> > length/complexity, etc.)
> > * Signaling techniques (what transmit and/or receiver 
> > processing, can we
> > rule out multilevel signaling, moving from 8b10b, etc.)
> > * Specification techniques (StatEye?)
> > * SATA compatibility at 6 Gbps
> > 
> > Discuss plugfest possibilities (phy layer interop testing before
> > committing to ASICs?)
> > Discuss schedule for SAS-2 
> > ---
> > Rob Elliott, HP Server Storage
> > elliott at hp.com 
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