Setting persistent SCSI timeout

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Issue

  • What is the preferred way to permanently tune the default timeout /sys/block/device-name/device/timeout?
  • The RHEL 5 manual describes the way to set SCSI disk timeouts in a persistent way.
  • How to configure the timeout in RHEL6,7, & 8?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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