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I.S. EN 29318-4:1994

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - INTELLIGENT PERIPHERAL INTERFACE - DEVICE GENERIC COMMAND SET FOR MAGNETIC TAPE DRIVES
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Withdrawn date

10-28-1998

Language(s)

English

Published date

06-10-1994

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Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Definitions and Conventions
3.1 Definitions
3.2 Conventions
4 Logical interface characteristics of the tape
4.1 PhysicalBlocks (4.4.1 of ISO/IEC 9318-3)
4.2 DataBlocks (4.4.2 of ISO/IEC 9318-3)
4.3 Extents (4.4.3 of ISO/IEC 9318-3)
4.4 Partitions (4.4.4 of ISO/IEC 9318-3)
4.5 Alternate data areas (4.4.5 of ISO/IEC 9318-3)
4.6 Partition parameters (4.6.7 of ISO/IEC 9318-3)
4.7 Block numbering
4.8 Data buffer operation
4.9 Positioning
4.10 Command usage
5 Message packet structure
6 Control commands
6.1 NOP
6.2 FACILITY OPERATION
6.3 ATTRIBUTES
6.4 REPORT ADDRESSEE STATUS
6.5 PORT ADDRESS
6.6 PATH CONTROL
6.7 ATTENTION CONTROL
6.8 OPERATING MODE
6.9 ABORT
6.10 ACCESS PERMITS
6.11 RESUME
6.12 PORT RESPONSE
6.13 ANTICIPATED ACTION
6.14 OPERATOR DISPLAY
7 Position commands
7.1 SPACE BLOCK/FILE MARK
7.2 POSITION CONTROL
7.3 REPORT POSITION
7.4 RECORD POSITION
7.5 Reserved
8 Transfer commands
8.1 READ
8.2 READ RAW DATA
8.3 Reserved
8.4 SEARCH
8.5 WRITE
8.6 WRITE PATTERN
8.7 Reserved
9 Combination commands
9.1 COPY
9.2 COMPARE SLAVE DATA
9.3 COMPARE DATA
9.4 Reserved
9.5 Reserved
9.6 SHADOW READ
9.7 SHADOW WRITE
9.8 SHADOW RESTORE
10 Other transfer commands
10.1 READ VERIFY
10.2 Reserved
10.3 READ FROM BUFFER
10.4 READ FACILITY DATA TO BUFFER
10.5 READ PHYSICAL DATA AND ECC
10.6 READ PHYSICAL HEADER
10.7 READ IPL
10.8 READ PHYSICAL HEADER AND ECC
10.9 WRITE TO BUFFER
10.10 WRITE BUFFER TO FACILITY
10.11 WRITE PHYSICAL DATA AND ECC
10.12 WRITE PHYSICAL HEADER
10.13 LOAD SLAVE IML
10.14 ERASE
10.15 WRITE PHYSICAL HEADER AND ECC
11 Diagnostic Commands
11.1 PERFORM SLAVE DIAGNOSTICS
11.2 PERFORM FACILITY DIAGNOSTICS
11.3 Reserved
11.4 Reserved
11.5 READ ERROR LOG
11.6 WRITE ERROR LOG
11.7 DIAGNOSTIC CONTROL
12 Command summary
12.1 Control commands
12.2 Position commands
12.3 Transfer commands
12.4 Combination commands
12.5 Other transfer commands
12.6 Diagnostic commands
Annex A
A.1 Interface levels
A.2 Concepts
A.3 Application environments
Annex B
B.1 Informative references
B.2 Equivalent ANSI standards
Figures
1 Command packet for attributes
2 Response packet for attributes
3 Command packet for report addressee status
4 Response packet for report addressee status
5 Command packet for operating mode
6 Response packet for operating mode
7 Command packet for space block/file mark
8 Response packet for space block/file mark
9 Command packet for position control
10 Response packet for position control
11 Command packet for report position
12 Response packet for report position
13 Command packet for record position
14 Response packet for record position
15 Command packet for read
16 Response packet for read
17 Command packet for read raw data
18 Response packet for read raw data
19 Command packet for write
20 Response packet for write
21 Command packet for read verify
22 Response packet for read verify
23 Command packet for read from buffer
24 Response packet for read from buffer
25 Command packet for read ipl
26 Response packet for read ipl
27 Command packet for erase
28 Response packet for erase
29 Command packet for read error log
30 Response packet for read error log
Tables
1 Attributes parameters 3A, 3E, 50
2 Attributes parameters 51-58
3 Attributes parameters 59-5A
4 Attributes parameters 5B-5D
5 Attributes parameters 5E-65
6 Attributes parameters 66-67
7 Attributes parameter 68
8 Attributes parameters 69-6A
9 Attributes parameters 6B-6F
10 Attributes parameters 70-71
11 Attributes parameter 72
12 Attributes parameter 73
13 Attributes parameters 74-75
14 Attributes parameters 76-79
15 Report addressee status parameters 50-53
16 Operating mode parameters 3E, 50, 52
17 Operating mode parameter 53
18 Operating mode parameter 54
19 Space block/file mark parameters 31, 32, 35
20 Position control parameters 31-32, 35, 3A, 3E,
       51-53
21 Report position parameters 32, 35, 3A, 3E, 51-52
22 Record position parameters 31, 32, 35, 51
23 Read parameters 31, 32, 35, 3A, 3C, 3E, 51, 52
24 Read raw data parameters 31, 32, 35, 3A, 3C, 3E
25 Write parameters 31-32, 35, 3A, 3C, 3E, 51, 52
26 Read verify parameters 31, 32, 35, 3A, 3C, 3E
27 Read from buffer parameters 31, 32, 35, 3A, 3E,
       50
28 Erase parameters 31, 32, 35, 3A, 3E

Describes the Logical Level 3 (generic level) Interface for tape drives.

DocumentType
Standard
Pages
262
PublisherName
National Standards Authority of Ireland
Status
Withdrawn

Standards Relationship
BS EN 29318-4:1994 Identical
NF EN 29318-4 : 1994 Identical
NBN EN 29318-4 : 1994 Identical
DIN EN 29318-4:1993-12 Identical
EN 2199318-4 : 1993 Identical

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