On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 19:19 -0700, Mike Christie wrote: > Hey offload guys, > > If we are using a offload card, then iface_set_param will match the > iface info to a scsi_host and pass that info down to setup the net > settings of the port (currently we just set the ip address). When we > create the tcp/ip connection by calling ep_connect, we currently just go > by the routing table info. > > I think there are two problems with this. > > 1. Some drivers do not have access to a routing table. Some drivers like > qla4xxx do not even know about other ports. > > 2. If you have two initiator ports on the same subnet, the user may have > set things up so that session1 was supposed to be run through port1. and > session2 was supposed to be run through port2. It looks like we could > end with both sessions going through one of the ports. > > Also how do you edit the routing table for the offload cards? You cannot > use normal net tools like route can you? > > 3. If we set up hostA in the iface_set_param step, but then the routing > info leads us to hostB, we are stuck. > > > I did the attached patches to fix this. Basically we just pass down the > scsi host we want to go through. Well, ok I began to fix this :) For > qla4xxx or serverengines I think this will work fine. > > For bnx2i and cxgb3i, I am not sure. See the TODO and note in cxgb3i in > kern-ep-connect-through-host.patch. bnx2i guys, you guys do somehting > similar so will this work? In ep_connect can I control which host/port > to use?
this will work for bnx2i > > The patches were made against my iscsi tress. The kernel one was made > over the iscsi brandh and that was just updated so you might want to > reclone. > > The userspace one was made over the open-iscsi git tree head. --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "open-iscsi" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to open-iscsi+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---