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What does FCAL stand for?

FCAL stands for Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop

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Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FCAL) architecture allows for up to 126 devices per loop, but throughput drops as devices are added because each node represents a latency factor against total loop performance.
6,470,007, entitled "Interconnect System for Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop Including Private Loop Devices", through the unauthorized manufacture, use, sale and offering for sale of various storage area network switching products, including Brocade's Silkworm switch products, which include its "QuickLoop" and "Fabric Assist" product features.
When coupled with the VSC7147 2Gb/s Fibre Channel Hex PBC or the VSC7192 12-Channel Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop Switch, the VSC120 can disconnect a disk drive from the loop, perform diagnostics, and report status to the host without interrupting data flow to other resources within the enclosure.