QUERY LOGINS

Larry Chen larryc at maxstrat.com
Tue Mar 25 17:33:36 PST 1997


* From the SCSI Reflector (scsi at symbios.com), posted by:
* Larry Chen <larryc at maxstrat.com>
*
Hi Peter,

Will a profile be developed for SBP-2 disk drives
that is similar in function to FC-PLDA ?

Thanks in advance.
Larry

On Tue, 25 Mar 1997 17:43:48 -0700  Randal Hines wrote:
>* 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
>> Subject: QUERY LOGINS
>> 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
>virtue
>> 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
>more
>> 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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