On 2015-09-23 11:16, John Nielsen wrote:
> On Sep 23, 2015, at 2:12 AM, Yonas Yanfa <yo...@fizk.net> wrote:
>> isboot is a iSCSI boot driver written by Daisuke Aoyama that allows you to 
>> boot your root partition using iSCSI.
> [,,,]
>> This was first announced way back in June, 2010:
>> https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-scsi/2010-June/004425.html
>> I've tested the current version (v0.2.10) and it works with FreeBSD 10.2 
>> booting a ZFS on root installation:
>> http://www.peach.ne.jp/archives/isboot/isboot-0.2.10.tar.gz
>> I've used iSCSI boot with Ubuntu Server for a while and it's been very 
>> useful. I'm looking forward to FreeBSD having the same capability built-in.
> +1. I have used this module in the past and it is extremely useful. Thanks 
> for the pointer, I wasn’t aware it had been updated for FreeBSD 10.x so 
> recently. I’ve also wondered why this is not part of FreeBSD by default.
> Aoyama-san, do you have any objection to this code being included in FreeBSD? 
> If not, can you formally assign it a BSD or other friendly license? Thank you 
> again for the work!

It appears to already have a standard BSD2 license on it.

> Trasz (or anyone), is there other work to support iSCSI booting and/or IBFT 
> on FreeBSD? Anything else isboot might conflict with? Any problems with 
> integrating the code or with the code itself?
> In the mean time, I’m going to work on adding an isboot port to the tree to 
> further ease installation and increase exposure.
> JN
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Allan Jude

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