SCSI-3 PR commands failing with `invalid host byte(0x17) value` in RHEL 6.

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  • SCSI-3 PR commands failing with invalid host byte(0x17) field.

    [root@hostname1 include]# sg_persist --out --clear
    --param-sark=4350475230303132 --verbose /dev/sdee
        inquiry cdb: 12 00 00 00 24 00
      HITACHI   OPEN-V            7002
      Peripheral device type: disk
        Persistent Reservation Out cmd: 5f 03 00 00 00 00 00 00 18 00
    persistent reserve out: transport: Host_status=0x17 is invalid
    Driver_status=0x00 [DRIVER_OK, SUGGEST_OK]
    PR out: command failed


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • kernel release prior to 2.6.32-279.el6

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