Standard message sets for processor devices

Peter Johansson PJohansson at
Mon Feb 11 19:23:09 PST 2002

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* Peter Johansson <PJohansson at>
At 06:28 PM 2/11/2002 -0600, Ralph Weber wrote:

>Since there are only about 20 contiguous reserved bytes left in the 
>Standard INQUIRY data and since you clearly would have to accommodate more 
>than one EUI-48 to cover the several documents that might eventually apply 
>to an implementation, I guess you are
>proposing a new VPD page.


I think one EUI-48 is entirely sufficient to uniquely identify a 
protocol---but perhaps a new VPD page is, as you suggest, the logical place 
for such information, whether it be one 48-bit number or many. I'll see to 
a proposal in time for CAP in Dallas.


Peter Johansson

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