channel command


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channel command

[′chan·əl kə′mand]
(computer science)
The step, equivalent to a program instruction, required to tell an input/output channel what operation is to be performed, and where the data are or should be located.
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With the use of the SCSI channel command set, Fibre Channel storage subsystems have a volume level orientation.
If the fabric is bridged to a Fibre Channel SAN, the SCSI commands are transparently converted to Fibre Channel commands in the router.
Colossus includes an IR blaster and the latest WinTV v7 application so that users can schedule a recording and have the Colossus "blast" channel commands to the set top box at the appropriate time.
The repeater also intercepts AUX channel commands during link training and responds with the appropriate output conditions requested by the DisplayPort sink device.