binary format list log parameters and ascii list log parameters

Gerry Houlder gerry.houlder at seagate.com
Wed Aug 17 10:44:35 PDT 2011


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ASCII log parameters contain strings of ASCII characters. Binary log
parameters contain numbers in binary format or perhaps bit significant
flags.
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Ralph Weber <roweber at ieee.org> wrote:
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> * Ralph Weber <roweber at ieee.org>
> *
> Is it fair to assume that the difference between ASCII data
> and binary data is not of interest to the SMC working group?
>
> All the best,
>
> .Ralph
>
>
> On 8/17/2011 11:20 AM, Kevin D Butt wrote:
>
>> The SMC working group has a question.  SPC-4 describes binary format list
>> log parameters and ascii list log parameters.  The only difference we can
>> find is in the value in the FORMAT AND LINKING field.  We can find no
>> specified behavior differences.  What are the functional differences
besides
>> the parameter control byte?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Kevin D. Butt
>> SCSI & Fibre Channel Architect, Tape Firmware
>> Data Protection & Retention
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