Mike Christie wrote:
> Jesper Krogh wrote:
>> Hi.
>>
>> I'm new to this iSCSI things. But the SAN I'm testing agains has 3 1GB
>> interfaces.. all put together as one "portal ip-adress".
>>
>> I have 4 1GB interfaces in my main host. What is the preferred way of
>> making I/O at above 100MB/s in a setup like this? Bonding the NIC's under
>> linux or does the iSCSI-initiator need to get some details?
>>
> 
> You can also do a block level approach. If you use the current tools on 
> open-iscsi.org, then you can setup the initiator so we create a session 
> through each nic on the main host that connects to the one portal 
> ip-address on the target (see the iface info in the iscsi README). Then 
> you can use dm-multipath to round-robin over all those sessions.
> 
> I have not done any benchmarking of dm-multipath + iscsi iface vs bonding.

Sounds interesting. Thanks a lot for the information.

-- 
Jesper


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