Bus Device Reset Other port

Gerry Houlder Gerry_Houlder at notes.seagate.com
Thu Dec 1 16:14:57 PST 1994

Tom Wickland's original message asked whether the target should
(A) Go bus free, or
(B) Continue processing the command.
The original intent was to do (B). This should be imputed from the SIP
description because messages like BUS DEVICE RESET or ABORT that are supposed
to go to bus free have clear statements that the drive shall go to bus free.
Since this action is not mandated, the target is expected to continue with
normal processing after doing the message function.
It was anticipated that the initiator may send the BUS DEVICE RESET message
after the BUS DEVICE RESET OTHER PORT message in many situations, which will
effectively reset everything. It seems possible to continue processing the
current command in the case of a partial reset, however, so this should not be
Gerry Houlder -- Gerry_Houlder at notes.seagate.com
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