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equipment [2014/10/09 17:08]
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equipment [2014/10/22 14:28] (current)
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 The protective boot on the back often falls off.  Maybe should glue them on. The protective boot on the back often falls off.  Maybe should glue them on.
  
 +====== SATA analyzer ======
  
-====== Lecroy CATC SATA analyzer ======+===== SerialTek BusXpert micro ===== 
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 +Reviewer: JM 
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 +Relevant experience: basic 
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 +Software: BusXpert version 4.0.946 
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 +I've only used it for a bit but have been pretty happy with it.  Supports ethernet and PCI-e, they say PCI-e is much faster. ​ It seems to buffer the data on the box and only pull it over as needed (nifty). ​ For example, if you do a full export it will take a while because it actually needs to copy the data over. 
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 +Unit I had has 9 GB of packet storage. 
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 +Software seems reasonably polished 
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 +===== Teledyne/Lecroy CATC =====
  
 Reviewer: JM Reviewer: JM
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 TLDR: should work good enough for performance analysis but not suitable for diagnosing SATA host/device communication issues. TLDR: should work good enough for performance analysis but not suitable for diagnosing SATA host/device communication issues.
  
-First time I've used a SATA protocol analyzer.+First time I've used a SATA protocol analyzer.  The software crashes under bad SATA negotations. ​ I cannot export raw packet logs: all export options summarize the data.  This fails both use cases I wanted it for.
  
 
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