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initramfs v. sanhook
2011-04-26, 14:52
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RE: initramfs v. sanhook
(2011-04-25 16:38)hsuanyeh Wrote:  Do we still need to patch in an iSCSI initiator (e.g., open-iscsi), if the iSCSI target is sanhooked before booting?

Yes. Linux (along with essentially all operating systems except DOS) requires a native iSCSI initiator and network card drivers. It can't use the INT13 interface provided by iPXE.

Linux can make use of the iBFT and EDD information to identify the iSCSI disks that were hooked by iPXE, but it still needs a native initiator (e.g. open-iscsi) in order to connect to them.
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initramfs v. sanhook - hsuanyeh - 2011-04-25, 16:38
RE: initramfs v. sanhook - mcb30 - 2011-04-26 14:52
RE: initramfs v. sanhook - hsuanyeh - 2011-04-26, 19:26

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