3.16. Operation of the FC-AL
3.16.1. Primitive Signals
Primitive signals are sent by a transmitting port, and recognized and acted on by a receiving port.
|ARB(x)||Arbitrate address x for loop control|
Open one other NL_Port
|CLS||Close the circuit at the NL_Port|
|MRK(tx)||Synchronization signal “t” from “x”|
NoteThe ‘x’ is the address of the port wanting to own the loop and the “y” is the address of the port to be opened.
3.16.2. Primitive Sequences
Primitive sequences are not recognized or acted on until the third consecutive occurrence of the ordered set. Currently, there are only three primitive ...