blkpr(8) — Linux manual page


BLKPR(8)                  System Administration                 BLKPR(8)

NAME         top

       blkpr - run persistent reservations command on a device

SYNOPSIS         top

       blkpr [options] device

DESCRIPTION         top

       blkpr is used to run persistent reservations command on device
       that supports Persistent Reservations feature.

       The device argument is the pathname of the block device.

OPTIONS         top

       -c, --command command
           The command of persistent reservations, supported commands
           are register, reserve, release, preempt, preempt-abort, and

       -k, --key key
           The key the command should operate on.

       -K, --oldkey oldkey
           The old key the command should operate on.

       -f, --flag flag
           Supported flag is ignore-key.

       -t, --type type
           Supported types are write-exclusive, exclusive-access,
           write-exclusive-reg-only, exclusive-access-reg-only,
           write-exclusive-all-regs, and exclusive-access-all-regs.

       -V, --version
           Display version information and exit.

       -h, --help
           Display help text and exit.

AUTHORS         top

       zhenwei pi <>

SEE ALSO         top


       Linux documentation at:
       iSCSI specification at: NVMe-oF
       specification at:

REPORTING BUGS         top

       For bug reports, use the issue tracker at

AVAILABILITY         top

       The blkpr command is part of the util-linux package which can be
       downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive
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util-linux 2.39.594-1e0ad      2023-07-19                       BLKPR(8)