SAS HBAs and SATA port multiplier compatibility

Philip Tait philip at
Tue Jun 3 17:42:23 PDT 2008

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Is operation with SATA port multipliers covered by the SAS STP
specification?	In other words, if I connect SATA HDDs to a SAS HBA via
a port multiplier, can I expect them to work correctly? Or is this
Philip J. Tait
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