PHY TEST FUNCTION request

Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) elliott at hp.com
Thu Feb 10 13:46:38 PST 2005


* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <elliott at hp.com>
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> * From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
> * Fred Dutton <fred.dutton at qlogic.com>
> 
> What is the expected behavior if a PHY running at 3.0 Gbps is 
> requested to transmit a test pattern at 1.5 
> Gbps via a PHY TEST FUNCTION request? Would this be an 
> invalid request?

No, just change the transmitter rate and start transmitting.  The
receiver is not used in test mode, so there is no need to worry
about it running at a different rate or wait for it to lock
on incoming data.

> Thanks,
> 
> Fred Dutton
> Fred Dutton * QLogic * 949.389.6340

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