Read Element Status question
Dan Davies - Overland Data
ddavies at cts.com
Fri Mar 14 16:45:22 PST 1997
* From the SCSI Reflector (scsi at symbios.com), posted by:
* Dan Davies - Overland Data <ddavies at cts.com>
You are correct in your assumption that 03h would be the proper value to
report in this field.
On Fri, 14 Mar 1997, Brian Moyle wrote:
> * From the SCSI Reflector (scsi at symbios.com), posted by:
> * moyle at strg.sony.co.jp (Brian Moyle)
> I would like to verify something about Data Transfer Elements.
> Reading the section on Medium-changer devices in the SCSI-II
> specification (X3T9.2/375R revision 10L, 7-SEP-93), I came
> across the following quote:
> 184.108.40.206 Data transfer element descriptor
> The SCSI bus address field, if valid, provides the SCSI address
> (binary representation) of the primary device served by the medium
> changer at this element address.
> My question is, what is "binary representation"? I initially thought
> this to be SCSI-ID #3 yielding 08h, rather than 03h. However, for a
> device supporting 16 bits, this byte is not sufficient. So, I now
> assume the intent was for SCSI-ID #3 to yield 03h.
> Is this correct?
> Brian Moyle
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