Does TST == 001b break initiator software?

PJohansson PJohansson at
Fri Apr 3 11:01:41 PST 1998

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* PJohansson <PJohansson at>
In a message dated 98-04-03 10:42:31 EST, ROWEBER at writes:

<<The last O/S I worked on spent a great deal of its initial interactions with
each disk and tape making sure a wide variety of mode page fields contained
just the right values.  If the values were sufficiently  important, wrong, and
not changeable, then the system would refuse to let users access the device.

TST is just one more field to check.>>


This sounds as if obsoleting CLEAR TASK SET when TST equals 001b is OK with
you. Or did I misunderstand you?

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