SAS Programmed Physical Link Rates
gil.romo at qlogic.com
Wed Oct 8 15:09:38 PDT 2003
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* Gil Romo <gil.romo at qlogic.com>
I feel the standard is incomplete in the description of this subject.
The SMP Discover response frame contains pairs of hardware and programmed
physical link rate values. It is the programmed physical link rate values that
should be used during the phy reset sequence, right?
Clause 6 uses terms such as "lowest supported", "slowest supported", and
"highest supported" physical link rates.
Subclause 7.13 uses "MAXIMUM PHYSICAL LINK RATE", which is not the complete
Circuits & Integration
QLogic Corporation, Aliso Viejo, California
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