On Sep 23, 2015, at 1:51 PM, John Nielsen <li...@jnielsen.net> wrote:
> On Sep 23, 2015, at 9:16 AM, John Nielsen <li...@jnielsen.net> 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! >> >> 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. > > Proposed port here: > https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=203294 Thanks Allan and Mehmet for noticing the existing BSD license which I somehow overlooked in the source files. I have updated the PR above based on some feedback. Further testing welcome. JN _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"