Highlights
  • Secure zoning capabilities as specified in T10 05-144 SAS-2 Zoning.
  • STP initiator capability.
  • Supports IPMB over TWI.
  • Pin- and firmware-compatible with the PM8388 SXP 24x3G device.
  • Virtual SSP support.
  • Low-latency connection arbitration
  • Supports standard and zone-aware table routing of 1024 entries, direct routing and subtractive routing.
  • Integrated non-blocking cross bar switch allows any-port to anyport connections.
  • Arbitrary SAS wide-port configurations.
  • STP bridge function allows for either SAS or SATA target devices to be attached to any port.
  • Integrated MIPS-Powered processor for SAS SMP functions and SES support.
  • Three configurable multi-master or slave mode TWI interfaces for device configuration and control of external interfaces.
  • UART interface for system monitoring and debugging support.
  • SFF-8485 compliant SGPIO interface provides expansion for up to 144 GPIOs.
Product Overview

The PM8399 SXP 24x3GSec device is a 24-port SAS expander with secure zoning capabilities.

Typical Applications include:

  • Blade Server.
  • Enterprise Server Storage.
  • External Fabric Attached Storage.

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Product Brief
      Version Issue Date
  PDF Document PM8399 SXP 24x3GSec 24-Port SAS Expander with Secure Zoning Short Form Data Sheet [129 KB] PMC-2050741 2 2006-02-03
Application Note
      Version Issue Date
Locked PDF Document SIGNAL INTEGRITY FOR PMC-SIERRA 3.125/2.488/1.5GBPS LINKS [452 KB] PMC-2010750 3 2002-07-31
White Papers
      Version Issue Date
Locked PDF Document SAS-2 Port and Address-based Zoning [136 KB] PMC-2061233 1 2006-09-12
Locked PDF Document Managing Access Control Through SAS Zoning [541 KB] PMC-2051469 1 2005-09-20
Symbols/Footprints
      Version Issue Date
Locked Compressed Document PM8399 SXP 24x3GSec 352 CSBGA CAD Symbols and Footprints [286 KB] PMC-2061751 1 2006-07-17