Reserve and Release for printers and comm devices
Gene_Milligan at notes.seagate.com
Tue Feb 6 10:50:16 PST 1996
* From the SCSI Reflector, posted by:
* Gene Milligan <Gene_Milligan at notes.seagate.com>
> RESERVE/RELEASE function as described in SCSI-2 to be
>inadequate. Backing these old commands into mandatory status in SCSI-3 will
>cause untold problems with existing hardware and software and massive
>problems in customer sites,
I am a little confused as to who is proposing what. RESERVE/RELEASE were
mandatory for block devices in SCSI-2. They are still mandatory in SCSI-3 SBC.
Consequently I presume a proposal would be required to make them optional,
obsolete, or reserved.
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