[dm-devel] [PATCH 3/6] sd: implement the Persistent Reservation API

Christoph Hellwig hch at lst.de
Thu Oct 15 08:32:27 PDT 2015

On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 08:30:50AM -0700, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> Can you explain why this functionality has been added to the sd driver 
> instead of the SCSI core ? Aren't persistent reservations a concept that 
> applies to all SCSI device types ?

In theory it does.  In practice it's only used by disks/arrays and tapes,
and as tapes don't have a struct block_device this isn't going to be useful
for them.

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