Incorporation error for 14-275

Ralph Weber roweber at
Thu Jul 23 09:06:11 PDT 2015

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* Ralph Weber <roweber at>
FWIW The SPC-5 editor has taken a note to update the VPD pages table in 
the next revision.
Promising to do that for every revision is a somewhat more dicey 
proposition. There are some many stones to look under.
All the best,
On 7/23/2015 10:13 AM, Gerry Houlder wrote:
> I observe that the most complete listing of assigned VPD page codes is 
> in SPC-5, Annex F, Table E.15. However this table doesn't include the 
> B5h assignment (it does include B6h however). The SBC-4 editor should 
> ask the SPC-5 editor to update table E.15 to include the existing B5h 
> assignment and what ever new assignment is made for the newer VPD page 
> (will it be B7h?).
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 9:52 AM, Neil Wanamaker 
> <Neil.Wanamaker at > wrote:
>     But… ZBC is using B6h to be the Zoned Block Device Characteristics
>     page and there are drives & code using this page assignment.
>     Regards,
>     Neil Wanamaker
>     Principal Engineer, Enterprise Storage Division
>     PMC-Sierra
>     1380 Bordeaux Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94089
>     408.239.8277 <tel:408.239.8277>
>     neil.wanamaker at 
>     *From:*owner-t10 at <mailto:owner-t10 at>
>     [mailto:owner-t10 at <mailto:owner-t10 at>] *On Behalf
>     Of *Bill Martin-SSI
>     *Sent:* Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:07 PM
>     *To:* T10 Reflector
>     *Cc:* Kwan (Hingkwan) Huen-SSI
>     *Subject:* Incorporation error for 14-275
>     In the process of incorporating 14-275, the SBC-4 editor assigned
>     a VPD page code for the Block Limits Extension VPD page that
>     overlapped the Supported Block Lengths And Protection Types VPD
>     page. I have discussed this with the editor and when the editor
>     produces SBC-4 r8, he will correct this oversight by assigning
>     PAGE CODE B6h to the Block Limits Extension VPD page, and
>     adjusting the reserved codes in table to reflect the use of both
>     B5h and B6h.
>     Bill Martin
>     SSD I/O Standards
>     Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
>     Cell (408) 499-1839 <tel:%28408%29%20499-1839>
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