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From: Michael Brown [mailto:mbr...@fensystems.co.uk] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 2:13 PM
To: Iyer, Shyam
Cc: open-iscsi@googlegroups.com
Subject: Re: [RFC]-Sysfs attributes of /sys/firmware/ibft files

On Tuesday 24 February 2009 07:57:32 shyam_i...@dell.com wrote:
> > (I don't see why you would want to modify the iBFT anyway, but 
> > that's a separate issue.)
>
> Part of it is out of lazyness and I guess sysadmins will agree. I 
> don't want the system to reboot to reconfigure the target IP addresses

> and iqn's when I know they have changed while I am booted into OS.
> The other thing is if I have an iSNS server configured I can just 
> issue the change through sysfs especially if my NIC doesn't talk iSNS.

It sounds as though you're expecting that making changes to the iBFT
would cause the iSCSI initiator to change its configuration.  I don't
think this is going to be the case; it definitely won't happen in the
case of gPXE.

Michael

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