P1394 Mail Archive: Re: P1394> Ways to do parameter setup

P1394 Mail Archive: Re: P1394> Ways to do parameter setup

Re: P1394> Ways to do parameter setup

Greg Shue (gregs@sdd.hp.com)
Mon, 13 Jul 1998 16:41:13 -0700 (PDT)

>
> Hi everyone,
>
> I talked to George C. about the three possible ways we were considering for
> setting connection parameters:
>
> 1. Using command-set dependant management commands. There is no way
> for the class driver to cause the SBP-2 driver to send these, so I guess
> they are out.

Too bad.

> 2. Using additional registers in the command agent register block.
> There is no way for the class driver to discover these addresses or to
> deliver requests directly to the 1394 bus driver, so again no luck.

Oh well.

> 3. Using commands in the normal command stream. This will work (as we
> knew in Monterey), so we'll have to figure out a way to ensure that the in
> and out queues are both idle when they are issued (but we really needed to
> do that for 1 & 2 as well).

Any progress on getting the Device Type to be dependent on Command_Set?

-- 
Greg Shue
Hewlett-Packard Company
All-in-One Division			        gregs@sdd.hp.com
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