[libvirt] [PATCH 0/5]: Rework iSCSI lun handling

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Mon Jun 16 14:17:04 UTC 2008

Daniel P. Berrange schreef:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 04:10:42PM +0200, Stefan de Konink wrote:
>> Chris Lalancette schreef:
>>> Stefan de Konink wrote:
>>>> Chris Lalancette schreef:
>>>>> 4)  Further lessen our dependence on direct calls to iscsiadm, in case 
>>>>> they
>>>>> change the output in the future.
>>>> How are you looking against this previous proposed setup where we will 
>>>> give an updated Makefile to the open-iscsi folks (to build 
>>>> libopen-iscsi.so) and implement an specific open-iscsi iscsi driver that 
>>>> uses the exact same functions as open-iscsi does itself?
>>> Yeah, it's not a bad plan at all.  Someone just needs to work with upstream
>>> open-iscsi tools to split their stuff out into a library.  I'm totally for 
>>> this
>>> type of implementation; not only will we not have to fork and exec for 
>>> some of
>>> this stuff, we should be able to get better error messages as well.
>> The I have looked at there Makefile before, and build this. They already 
>> mark there 'libraries'. So it would be only one update...
> As I've said before, while this is useful in the long term, this doesn't
> make the existing code go away. We need to be able to spport iSCSI on
> RHEL-5 vintage which has no such library.

Does RHEL-5 vintage have libvirt? But I acknowledge the issue.


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