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Date:	Tue, 16 Nov 2010 16:11:54 +0100
From:	Stefan Richter <>
To:	Maxim Levitsky <>
Subject: Re: Remaining problems in firewire-net

On Nov 16 Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> The IP over 1394 tells that unicast can also use ISO transactions.
> However, it doesn't say how to negotiate the ISO channel number, thus a
> logical conclusion is that its not possible to use ISO transactions for
> unicast.
> Is that right?

To my understanding, any unicast transport method other than block write
to the unicast FIFO are outside the scope of RFC 2734.  At the end of
section 7:
   Unicast IP datagrams whose quality of service is best-effort SHALL be
   contained within the data payload of 1394 block write transactions [...]
   Unicast IP datagrams that require quality of service other than
   best-effort are beyond the scope of this standard.
Stefan Richter
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