FreeBSD and iSCSI for disks.
danny at cs.huji.ac.il
Thu Apr 9 07:43:08 UTC 2009
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> Danny Braniss wrote:
> >> Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> >>> Some friends of mine are looking at the new "DroboPro", which makes a=
> >>> lot of disk space available via iSCSI (in addition to firewire 800),
> >>> and they were wondering how well iSCSI works with FreeBSD. I haven't=
> >>> paid attention to iSCSI support. Is there anyone using it heavily
> >>> for disk-storage under FreeBSD? Has there been much changed for
> >>> iSCSI support in the 8.x branch, or is 7.x support working fine?
> >> I suppose you are interested in the "client" (initiator) side of iSCSI=
> >> support. It hasn't changed much between 7.x and 8.x but there are
> >> apparently some announcements of a newer version:
> >> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-scsi/2009-March/003834.html=
> >> I can't find any more information on it.
> > the latest is in:
> > http://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~danny/ftp/freebsd/iscsi-2.1.1.tar.gz
> Is there anything in particular you'd like to get tested in the new
> version, any significant changes or improvements?
mainly fixed some bugs, and some code cleanup.
give it a spin, and let me know what target you are testing.
btw, the default tag opening is a bit concervative (1), you might want to
change it to somewhat larger, say 64 or 128.
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