[T10] Recent T10 documents uploaded since 2021/09/04

Ballard, Curtis C (HPE Storage) curtis.ballard at hpe.com
Mon Sep 13 08:55:44 PDT 2021


Isn't the original statement on the transferred length limit correct?

There is one byte used for the mode data length field and that field can contain a maximum value of 0xFF=255 reporting that up to 255 bytes follow the 1 byte length field for a total limit on the transferred data to 256 bytes.

The block descriptors can't be 256 bytes so the first sentence that 21-109 proposes changing could at least use some help.

Sorry John/Fred, I couldn't think of any six syllable words to include early on a Monday.

Curtis

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All,



I agree with the main intent of 21-109r0. However, in perhaps a vainglorious attempt to achieve r1 in 21-109, we could redress an anthropomorphism that has avoided our notice.



Should the proposed modified sentence "The MODE DATA LENGTH field in the six-byte CDB header limits the transferred data to 255 bytes" be further modified to "The size of the MODE DATA LENGTH field in the six-byte CDB header limits the transferred data to 255 bytes"?



Do we have a significant number of 'the field ... limits..." structures in SPC-6? I did a quick scan of the 110 instances of 'limits' in SPC-6r05 and didn't see any others. This is the only instance of "limits the".



(Thank you Fred, I rarely get to use six syllable words).



John





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Proposals

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SPC-6 Fix very old Mode Parameters note

(by: Ralph Weber)

T10/21-109r0   Uploaded: 2021/09/07   70066 bytes

https://www.t10.org/cgi-bin/ac.pl?t=d&f=21-109r0.pdf



FCP-5 Status Report - September 2021

(by: David Peterson)

T10/21-110r0   Uploaded: 2021/09/09   331888 bytes

https://www.t10.org/cgi-bin/ac.pl?t=d&f=21-110r0.pdf



Working Drafts

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(Report generated on 2021/09/11 at 00:02:08)



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