Randal Hines hinesr at worldnet.att.net
Tue Mar 25 16:43:48 PST 1997

* From the SCSI Reflector (scsi at symbios.com), posted by:
* "Randal Hines" <hinesr at worldnet.att.net>
If LOGIN is mandatory, then I think that QUERY LOGINS should be mandatory.
QUERY LOGINS is not a resource hog, and it is useful for a device that
wants to support both IEC1883 and SBP-2.

Randal C. Hines
Philips Electonics
1860 Lefthand Circle, Suite E
Longmont, CO 80501

Tel: (303) 651-5406
Fax: (303)682-3029
Email: hinesr at worldnet.att.net

> From: PJohansson at aol.com
> To: scsi at symbios.com
> Cc: diskboys at dt.wdc.com
> Date: Monday, 97 March 24 5:57 PM
> I'd like to offer the opinion the QUERY LOGINS should be optional within
> SBP-2 and leave it to command set profiles or individual device
> specifications to specify support.
> I have in mind transportable, single-user devices that have no security
> considerations. The user expects to exert control over the device by
> of having it in her physical possession. I am looking for bare-bones
SBP-2 to
> convey the commands. In this case, QUERY LOGINS doesn't add value. If the
> user is having trouble accessing the device, it may be unplugged and then
> reconnected.
> For other devices, e.g., disks, mandatory support for QUERY LOGINS is
> readily defended.
> Peter Johansson
> Congruent Software, Inc.
> 3998 Whittle Avenue
> Oakland, CA  94602
> (510) 531-5472
> (510) 531-2942 FAX
> pjohansson at aol.com
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