SAS - SATA_ERROR vs STP_ERROR

Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) Elliott at hp.com
Wed Jun 12 07:27:22 PDT 2002


* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <Elliott at hp.com>
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ERROR as currently defined (a standard K28.5 based primitive) is not
guaranteed to be detected as a code violation by present and future SATA
devices.

If we made it contain four k28.5s it would be a universal error.
--
Rob Elliott, elliott at hp.com
Industry Standard Server Storage Advanced Technology
Hewlett-Packard

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Galloway [mailto:BillG at breatech.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 7:07 PM
> To: Elliott, Robert (Server Storage); t10 at t10.org
> Subject: RE: SAS - SATA_ERROR vs STP_ERROR
> 
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> * From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
> * "Bill Galloway" <BillG at breatech.com>
> *
> Why do we need a SATA_ERROR or an STP_ERROR?  I think we 
> should just use ERROR.
> 
> Bill Galloway
> BREA Technologies, Inc.
> P: (281) 530-3063
> F: (281) 988-0358
> BillG at breatech.com 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-t10 at t10.org [mailto:owner-t10 at t10.org] On Behalf 
> Of Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)
> Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 5:47 PM
> To: t10 at t10.org
> Subject: SAS - SATA_ERROR vs STP_ERROR
> 
> 
> What should the "primitive" with four K28.3's be called?  
> Some options and the arguments for each: 
> 
> 1. SATA_ERROR - it's only sent on SATA links, not STP links; 
> all other K28.3 primitives start with SATA_ 
> 2. STP_ERROR - it's not defined by the SATA specification, so 
> STP makes it stand out as a SAS construct 
> 
> Note that plain ERROR is a K28.5 based primitive used for SAS links. 
> -- 
> Rob Elliott, elliott at hp.com 
> Industry Standard Server Storage Advanced Technology 
> Hewlett-Packard 
> 
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