Patent Number: 8,880,812

Title: WWN table management systems and methods

Abstract: A serial attached small computer systems interface (SAS) module includes a first port with (i) a first physical layer device and (ii) a first port control module. The first physical layer device communicates with a plurality of initiators. The first port control module comprises a first world wide number (WWN) table. The first WWN table comprises connection rates of the plurality of initiators during communication with the first physical layer device. Each of the connection rates is a last connection rate of a respective one of the plurality of initiators.

Inventors: Walch; James A. (Mission Viejo, CA), Krantz; Leon A. (Mission Viejo, CA)

Assignee: Marvell International Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 12/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00