iSCSI howto?

Dan Egli ddavidegli at gmail.com
Wed May 13 02:58:08 MDT 2015


On May 11, 2015, Nicholas Leippe wrote:

> Not to start a flame way, but genuinely curious--why?



+1 on the question. I've been curious about CentOS for a while, and would
like to know more of why people who use it choose it over something else.
Again, no flame war intended. I am not indicating any distro better than
another. I just want to know other opinions than mine. :)


--- Dan

On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 11:10 AM, David Phillps <davidp at itanywhere.bz>
wrote:

> I didn’t want one either just have worked with both distro's and went with
> the enterprise repo for stability and the large players, like HP, IBM and
> even Microsoft sell support for redhat.. So being a 20yr vet of Unix admin
> and 10yr of linux I look for the biggest and most stable distro. Also in my
> exp there is lots of docs online for all the projects I have had to do,
> like openstack and salt. iSCSI was so simple to setup from that repo, so I
> had to mention my bias.
>
> dp
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicholas Leippe [mailto:nick at leippe.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 11, 2015 5:04 PM
> To: Provo Linux Users Group
> Subject: Re: iSCSI howto?
>
> Not to start a flame war, but genuinely curious--why?
>
> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 1:01 PM, David Phillps <davidp at itanywhere.bz>
> wrote:
>
> > http://www.gentoo-wiki.info/ISCSI
> >
> > Not to be a jerk , but so glad I am in the centos repo world..
> >
> > dp
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dan Egli [mailto:ddavidegli at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, May 11, 2015 4:57 AM
> > To: Provo Linux Users Group
> > Subject: Re: iSCSI howto?
> >
> > On May 7, 2015, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> >
> > > https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/ISCSI
> >
> >
> >
> > Finally got the #!%^)*( proxy to let me view the page, and I must say
> > that it was not wholly informative. Maybe one page if I was to print
> > it. Some good info on running the iscsiadm command, but it doesn't
> > cover creating iscsi target files or anything of that nature. In fact
> > the information was extremely limited. I'll keep looking and perhaps
> > between several sites I'll find enough to be able to explain the
> > process, and perhaps even update the Gentoo wiki so that it's more
> > informative. :(
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks though!
> > --- Dan
> >
> > On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 11:56 PM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Yea, I saw that one, but then the proxy I'm forced to go through
> > > decided to throw a hissy fit and wouldn't let me into the Gentoo
> > > site to look at that. I'll keep trying and perhaps I'll get lucky
> > > one of these days. I hate mis-configured transparent proxy servers!
> > >
> > >
> > > --- Dan
> > >
> > > On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 12:33 AM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> 1st hit on google:
> > >>
> > >> https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/ISCSI
> > >>
> > >> On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 11:30 PM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > On May 4, 2015, David Phillps wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> > > Depending on the OS. There is a lot of docs on iscsi-initiator
> > >> > > for
> > >> > redhat/centos/deb clients.
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > > http://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=CentOS_6&p=iscsi
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > I'll check that url. Thanks. While not using redhat/centos or a
> > >> > debian based client, I imagine the steps are going to be similar
> > >> > for Gentoo. Of course there's some changes. But the core should
> > >> > be the same,
> > >> especially on
> > >> > the server end.
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > --- Dan
> > >> >
> > >> > On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 11:18 AM, David Phillps
> > >> > <davidp at itanywhere.bz>
> > >> > wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> > > Depending on the OS. There is a lot of docs on iscsi-initiator
> > >> > > for redhat/centos/deb clients.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > http://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=CentOS_6&p=iscsi
> > >> > >
> > >> > > You can use raw/lvm/image as a target. If you are booting off
> > >> > > of
> > >> iSCSI, I
> > >> > > have never used that method.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > David
> > >> > >
> > >> > > -----Original Message-----
> > >> > > From: Dan Egli [mailto:ddavidegli at gmail.com]
> > >> > > Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 12:56 AM
> > >> > > To: Provo Linux Users Group
> > >> > > Subject: iSCSI howto?
> > >> > >
> > >> > > I was talking to someone here today and we got on the topic of
> > iSCSI.
> > >> I
> > >> > > had to admit that I didn't know how to setup an iSCSI install,
> > >> > > and
> > >> that
> > >> > > kind of bugged me. Anyone know of a good site that explains how
> > >> > > to
> > >> setup
> > >> > > iSCSI (probably using gPXE since that's the only way I've seen
> > >> > > it
> > >> done on
> > >> > > Linux)?
> > >> > > That way I can correct the gap in my knowledge?
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Thanks!
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > > --- Dan
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
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