SFF-8636 -- Common Management Interface
Shah, Amit M
amit.m.shah at intel.com
Thu May 20 23:28:32 PDT 2010
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I had couple of question about the proposal "SFF-8636" related to Common
1. This proposal talks about 2 wire management protocol which is sort
of similar to I2C. The Slave Addr is fixed at 50h. This means that the
interface cannot be used as a multi-drop interface and each cable will need
its own individual interface. So the question is that why a multi-drop
interface was not considered for common management interface?
2. The Spec also talks Interrupt. Also SFF-8449 talks about IntL. Can
this Interrupt be shared across multiple interfaces?
Will appreciate your response.
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