Sorry I didn't mention this before. I thought I had.
I set up the iscsi share in virt-manager. I basically installed the
open-iscsi package and used virt-manager to attach to the share as a
storage pool. The share is nothing more than a pass through to a kvm guest.
Virt-manager I believe reconnects the share are system start up. No manual
configuration of any of the open-iscsi files tool place on my part unless
virt-manager did it on its own.
SD attaches the share after the login prompt for tty1 appears. My guess is
maybe the share is the last thing to get connected via virt-manager.