ADI 12/19/2002 Conference Call Agenda Posted (T10/03-025r0)

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The draft agenda for the next Automation/Drive Interface conference call is
now available at:

It's included in text-only form below.


Paul Suhler
ADI Facilitator
Seagate Removable Storage Solutions.

Draft Agenda
Automation/Drive Interface (ADI) Working Group
Ad Hoc Conference Call
Thursday, December 19, 2002
8:30 -- 10:00 PST

1.  Conference Call Information (hosted by Seagate):
    Toll Free:          (866) 828-0531
    Toll:               (309) 229-0103 (including international)
    Participant Code:   6412485

2.  Introductions:                                        Group

3.  Call for secretary:                                   Paul Suhler

4.  Approval of this agenda:                    03-025r0  Paul Suhler

5.  Approval of previous meeting minutes:                 Paul Suhler
    a.  12/03/2002 phone conference minutes     03-016r0

6.    Review of action items:                             Paul Suhler
    a.  Find a permanent secretary for this committee.
    b.  Michael Banther to produce a proposal for device server
        interaction section in ADC document.
    c.  Rod Wideman to create proposal to include sequence diagram in
        ADC for state transition table, verify adequate definition of
    d.  Rod Wideman to create possible VPD page that describes
        supported states and transitions.
    e.  Bob Griswold to talk with SNIA Backup Working Group regarding
        process of developing an open test/emulation tool for ADI use.
        Redirected to Storage Media Library (SML) working group.
    f.  Lee Jesionowski to create a proposal for method to convey
        Interface Status changed.
    g.  Lee Jesionowski to work within IBM to find possible resolution
        for signal conflict on connector regarding wrap plug.
    h.  Paul Entzel to write up a proposal for the ADC model of
    i.  Michael Banther to e-mail comments on 02-489r0 for online
    j.  Paul Entzel to create the ADT draft template modeled after the
        SAS document.
    k.  Paul Entzel to incorporate 02-329r2 into ADT.
    l.  Paul Entzel will report the results of  online query of what
        characters should and should not be used for start of frame and
        end of frame characters in the ADT frame format.
    m.  Paul Entzel to incorporate the section titled "ADI/ADC Frame
        Format" from 02-274r0 into ADT.
    n.  All to decide what type of reset the drive should perform when
        the Reset line is asserted.
    o.  Susan Gray will investigate whether we have a preference to an
        Attention signal or AER frame for asynchronous event reporting.
    p.  Michael Banther to create revision 3 of 02-358 based on
        discussion during meeting.
    q.  Paul Suhler to announce date, time and agenda for next call.

7.    Discussion items:
    a.  ADC status                                        Rod Wideman
    b.  ADT status                                        Paul Entzel
    c.  ADP Signal Descriptions Proposal      02-358r3    Michael Banther
    d.  ADI VHF Log Page Proposal             02-489r0    Rod Wideman
    e.  ADT Connector Status                  03-020r0    Paul Suhler
    f.  ADC Clause 4.2.1 rewrite              02-392r0    Paul Suhler
    g.  ADC:  Disabling a Port                03-008r1    Paul Suhler
    h.  Date of next phone conferences                    Paul Suhler

8.    Unscheduled business:

9.    Review new action items:                            secretary

10.   Adjournment:                                        Group

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