Question about SP_DWS for SPL packets in T10/15-029 revision 1

George Penokie george.penokie at
Wed Mar 18 15:17:04 PDT 2015

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There will be a whole new state machine to cover what to do when SPL
packets fail. Functionally, it will be like DWS but it will work on packets
instead of dwords..
Bye for now,
George Penokie
Avago Technologies
Attn: George Penokie
4109 Manor View Dr NW
Rochester , MN 55901
george.penokie at
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:34 PM, Judy Westby <judy.westby at>
> In 15-029 SPL-4: 128b150b Coding, "Figure 12 — Elasticity buffer with
> in the SAS packet mode", there is a reference to "SP_xxx receiver".
> Is it expected that the current SP_DWS will be modified to deal with SPL
> packets or will a new state machine need to be defined?

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