Subject: Re: SCSI wiring
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/09/2005 15:27:01
In message <200508091916.PAA20499@Sparkle.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>, der Mouse wr
>> If they know they're at different IDs, the higher one will always get
>> priority during arbitration.
>Ah, there's the difference, then: the reason the swapped-wires case
>doesn't work is that they disagree over the ordering between their IDs.
I don't even think you need to swap wires -- it's a bus; all devices,
including the host adapter, are equal, as I understand it.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb