XCopy and failure status

Knight, Frederick Frederick.Knight at netapp.com
Wed Nov 28 04:30:57 PST 2012

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See (SPC4r36e, page 263): EXTENDED COPY command errors detected during processing of segment
d) if the exception condition is reported by the copy source, then:
e) if the exception condition is reported by the copy destination, then:
There are pointers setup either in the first/second byte of the
COMMAND-SPECIFIC INFORMATION field (first byte = source device, second byte =
destination device); or the forwarded additional sense data descriptor is
used (depending on whether you're returning fixed or descriptor format sense
From: owner-t10 at t10.org [mailto:owner-t10 at t10.org] On Behalf Of Kevin D Butt
Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 5:56 PM
To: T10 Reflector
Subject: XCopy and failure status
When performing an extended copy and a failure occurs how does one determine
which device, the source CSCD or the destination CSCD, generated the sense
data related to the failure?
I can see how to discover which operation caused the failure, but I would
think the Parameter data for the RECEIVE COPY FAILURE DETAILS(LID1)command
should contain a pointer to the CSCD which generated the sense data.  The
same for the Parameter data for the RECEIVE COPY STATUS(LIDx) commands.
Kevin D. Butt
SCSI & Fibre Channel Architect, Tape Firmware
Data Protection & Retention
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