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George Penokie GOP at
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Subject:SCC November Meeting minutes

Accredited Standards Committee
X3, Information Processing Systems
                                                 Doc. No.: X3T10/96-260r0
                                                     Date: Nov, 5 1996
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From:     George Penokie

Subject:  Minutes of X3T10 SCC Study Group Meeting - Nov 05, 1996


1. Opening Remarks
2. Attendance and Membership
3. Approval of Agenda
4. Report on status of the SCC-2 project proposal
5. High level SCC commands (96-228r1) Penokie
6. Action Items
7. Meeting Schedule
8. Adjournment

Results of Meeting

1.      Opening Remarks

George Penokie convened the meeting at 9:00 am, Tuesday, Nov 05, 1996.
He thanked Norm Harris of Adaptec for hosting the meeting.

This is a joint meeting of the X3T10 SCSI Controller Commands working
group and the RAB Host Interface working group The purpose of the group is
to deal with interface issues related to using RAIDs.  The study group will
assess the issues and then formulate a strategy for dealing with them.

As is customary, the people attending introduced themselves.  A copy of the
attendance list was circulated for attendance and corrections.

It was stated that the meeting had been authorized by X3T10 and would be
conducted under the X3 rules.  Working group meetings take no final
actions, but prepare recommendations for approval by the X3T10 task group.
The voting rules for the meeting are those of the parent committee, X3T10.
These rules are:  one vote per company; and any participating company
member may vote.

The minutes of this meeting will be posted to the SCSI BBS and the SCSI
Reflector and will be included in the next committee mailing.

2.      Attendance and Membership

Attendance at working group meetings does not count toward minimum
attendance requirements for X3T10 membership.  Working group meetings are
open to any person or company to attend and to express their opinion on the
subjects being discussed.

RAID Working Group Meeting Attendees

Attendee          Company             Email Address
----------------  ------------------  -------------------------------
A. Taylor         Adaptec             ataylor at
Edward Fong       Amdahl              esf10 at
Tom Coughlan      DEC                 tom.coughlan at
Paul Massiglia    DEC                 massiglia at
Roger Cummings    DPT                 cummings_roger at
John Hartjen      EMC                 hartjen_john at
Brett Quinn       EMC                 quinn_brett at
Dal Allan         ENDL                dal_allen at
George Penokie    IBM                 gop at
Rich Groepper     Intellistor/Fujitsu dsgroepper at
Bob Snively       Sun Microsystems    bob.snively at
Rick Wagner       Stream Logic        richard_wagner at
Rod DeKoning      Symbios Logic       rod.dekoning at
Ralph Weber       Symbios Logic at
Joe Molina        Technology Forums   tforums at

3.       Approval of Agenda

The agenda presented at the meeting was approved.

4.      Report on status of the SCC-2 standard

The SCC-2 project proposal number is X3T10/1225D.

5.      High level SCC commands (96-228r1) Penokie

George presented the Symbios Logic/IBM merged high level SCC command
proposal. The two new service actions will be called CREATE/MODIFY STORAGE
The group discussed each proposed parameter. Several changes and
modifications to the proposal were discussed and agreed to.

The modified proposal will be added to rev 0 of SCC-2

George did not place the ability to use existing redundancy groups into the

6.      Action Items

-George and Rod will develop a combined proposal for a simplified command

-George will prepare rev 0 of SCC.

7.      Meeting Schedule

The next meeting will be hosted by Quantum Corp. in Dallas, TX at the
Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West on January 7th 9:00AM to Noon.

8.      Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 12 noon.
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