SAS PHY Teleconference Monday, October 14, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

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SAS PHY Teleconference Monday, October 14, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT


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Meeting Summary
Meeting Name:  SAS PHY WG
Scheduled Time: 10/14/2002 at 1:45PM (GMT -05:00) Central Time, USA &
Canada (DayLight Time).

Meeting Number: 281981011

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Password: FMtesting


1.  Test loads (Cox)

Review content of 02-379r0

2.  Common mode specification (Brown)

Review latest revision

3.  FM specification (Johnson)

After additional consideration, do we include an FM specification at this

4.  Review what PHY group wants to count on the SMP REPORT PHY ERROR LOG.

List below made intially by PHY working group. Is this what we want? What
interactive errors stop counts on others?

PHY group suggested error report items in order of significance:

* Loss of signal
* OOB signal detected but can't negotiate OOB (expander log)
* Speed negotiation at each speed (count of successes for G1, G2, ?)
* Disparity error count
* Illegal character count
* CRC error count
* Loss of synchronization

The following proposal does not include "loss of signal":

5.  Status of proposals:
Test patterns  Deciding how to document. Technical work completed.

6.  New items

READY LED characteristics for non-rotating media devices.
Formalize deletion of Y1 and Y2 from transmitter tables.

7. Meeting schedule

8. Adjournment

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