iSCSI howto?

Dan Egli ddavidegli at gmail.com
Wed May 13 02:59:44 MDT 2015


On May 11, 2015, Nicholas Leippe wrote:

> The google search for "gentoo iscsi" had additional results that may also

> help. Frequently the gentoo forum has a post or two with good detailed
help.



Yea, I have read many of those. It took a while, but I managed to put
together enough instructions to test it out. Now I just need to find the
time. But that will happen eventually. :)



Thanks for the tips.
--- Dan

On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1:58 AM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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