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.


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