Persistent reservations across power cycles

Chris Moore cmoore at
Thu Oct 30 09:10:47 PST 1997

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I'm not sure I'd say we're "planning to" use it, but I wouldn't rule it out.
We're currently using SCSI2 Reserve/Release to enable sharing of a tape
device between multiple systems.  Persistent Reserve will make that a lot
simpler, and it's quite possible that we'd want to use APTPL with that.

Chris Moore
cmoore at

On Oct 30,  6:10am, Jeffrey L Williams wrote:

> Question:
> Is there anyone out there planning on using persistent reservations with the
APTPL (Activate Persist Through Power Loss) set to make the reservation persist
through loss of power?
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