SCC Working Group Meeting Minutes

George Penokie GOP at
Fri Jan 17 06:29:30 PST 1997

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Accredited Standards Committee
X3, Information Processing Systems
                                                 Doc. No.: X3T10/97-113r0
                                                     Date: Jan, 7 1997
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Subject:  Minutes of X3T10 SCC Study Group Meeting - Jan 07, 1997


1. Opening Remarks
2. Attendance and Membership
3. Approval of Agenda
4. More Simplification of SACL Configuration (96-228r3)
5  Simplification of SACL Configuration (96-196r3)
6. Action Items
7. Meeting Schedule
8. Adjournment

Results of Meeting

1.      Opening Remarks

George Penokie convened the meeting at 9:00 am, Tuesday, Jan 07, 1997.
He thanked Jim McGrath of Quantum Corporation 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
----------------  ------------------  -------------------------------
Mike Jensen       Artecon             jensen at
Ed Haske          CMD Technology      haske at
Paul Massiglia    DEC                 massiglia at
Roger Cummings    DPT                 cummings_roger at
Ruben Yomtoubian  Hitachi             r_yomtoubian at
George Penokie    IBM                 gop at
Corky Ball        JMR Electronics Inc corky at
Phil Ruff         MTI                 ruff at
Ron Brown         PDC
Bob Snively       Sun Microsystems    bob.snively at
Rod DeKoning      Symbios Logic       rod.dekoning at
Ralph Weber       Symbios Logic at
M.K Jibbe         Symbios Logic       mahmoud.jibbe at
Joe Molina        Technology Forums   tforums at
Herb Silverman    Xyratex             herb at

3.       Approval of Agenda

The agenda presented at the meeting was approved.

4.      More Simplification of SACL Configuration (96-228r3) Penokie

Several minor changes were requested and agreed to.  These changes
will be incorporated into Rev 0 of SCC-2

5.      Simplification of SACL Configuration (96-196r3) Penokie

The proposal was discussed and it was recommended that the CREATE/MODIFY
BASIC VOLUME SET service action include a list of Redundancy groups.
No other major modifications were discussed.  This change and several
other minor changes will be incorporated into Rev 0 of SCC-2.

6.      Action Items

-George will prepare rev 0 of SCC.

7.      Meeting Schedule

The next meeting will be hosted by QLogic Corp. in San Diago, CA at the
Hyatt Islandia Hotel on March 11th 9:00AM to Noon.

8.      Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 12 noon.
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