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Re: [PATCH 04/05] add common iscsi.py module



On Mon, 2006-02-06 at 18:02 -0600, Mike Christie wrote:
> Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > Mike -- any chance of getting this included so that shutdown of iscsid> can be much nicer?
> 
> It is on the TODO.
> 
>    It would be good for using in the initscript as
> > well.  Just killing processes like this is really bad for cases where
> > people are using chroots and, potentially in the future, other types of
> > containers like the openvz patches that were sent to lkml recently.

> I don't think the "iscsid -k" patch is what we want. The -k argument 
> meant that iscsid will run and cleanup running iscsi sessions in the 
> kernel before stating normal operations.

Indeed, that doesn't sound quite like what's needed here.

> Are we just looking for a way to shutdown the daemon or both daemon and 
> running kernel sessions. Either way, I think it would be best to add a 
> iscsiadm command. iscaidm would then tell the daemon to either remove 
> all the running sessions in the kernel then stop or to just kill the 
> daemon in such a way that we can restart it later and it can rebuild its 
> state.

Yeah, that sounds like exactly what we need

Jeremy


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