Legacy compatibility for the SAS-2 SMP_RESPONSE frame time limit?

Fore, Chris Chris.Fore at netapp.com
Mon Apr 7 11:34:10 PDT 2008

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SAS-2 added a time limit for SMP request completion of 1900us (see
sas2r14 7.18.1).
Would anyone care to comment regarding expected behavior when a SAS-2
SMP initiator is connected to a SAS-1.1 compliant SMP target that does
not adhere to this time limit? 
R. Chris Fore
Senior Engineer
RAID Engineering
919.476.5155 Direct
Chris.Fore at netapp.com

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