Can any ATAPI 'packet' command tell the host whether drive is
Sean_Hartling at btc.Adaptec.com
Thu Mar 16 08:42:38 PST 2000
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* "Hartling, Sean" <Sean_Hartling at btc.adaptec.com>
I believe you'll find in the return inquiry data a field called 'Response
Data Format'. This is where I've seen the communications protocal, i.e.
SCSI-2, ATAPI, etc. Hope this helps.
Sean K. Hartling
Software Engineer, Adaptec Inc.
1951 S. Fordham St.
Longmont, CO 80503
seanh at btc.adaptec.com
|From: Jim_Hatfield at tecmar.com [mailto:Jim_Hatfield at tecmar.com]
|Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 12:21 PM
|To: T10 at t10.org; mmc at dt.wdc.com
|Subject: Can any ATAPI 'packet' command tell the host whether drive is
|actually ATAPI vs. SCSI ?
|* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
|* Jim_Hatfield at tecmar.com
|In working with ASPI device drivers, all devices are treated
|as SCSI devices.
|Does anyone know whether there is any way for a device to indicate
|to the host that it is <actually> SCSI vs. ATAPI ?
|The INQUIRY command might be a logical means, but there does not seem
|to be any indication in its specification.
|- Jim Hatfield
| Firmware Engineer
| Tecmar Inc. - an Overland Data company
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