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initramfs v. sanhook
2011-04-26, 19:15
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RE: initramfs v. sanhook
(2011-04-26 14:52)mcb30 Wrote:  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.

I just wanted to chime in and inform you that iscsistart -b (flag available in recent open-iscsi) should connect iSCSI targets according to iBFT data. Not sure how well it works, as I haven't tried it yet. iscsistart -N can be used to bring up the network from iBFT data also, and iscsistart -f will print iBFT debug data to the screen. It is all in the iscsistart(8) man page.

Unfortunately the feature is too new to be present in Ubuntu 10.04. Sad
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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 - robinsmidsrod - 2011-04-26 19:15
RE: initramfs v. sanhook - hsuanyeh - 2011-04-26, 19:26

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