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Spanning FCV CHPIDs

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022146D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Feb-26
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Feb-26

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

An extension to the fibre channel protocols (FC-FS and FC-SB-3) used by the FICON bridge channel (FCV) is described to allow it to be shared across logical channel subsystems in a zArchitecture machine with the Multiple Channel Subsystem (MCSS) facility.