Matthew Schumacher wrote:
> Mike Christie wrote:
>> Matthew Schumacher wrote:
>>> Mike Christie wrote:
>>>>>> I found another issue:  When using open-iscsi-2.0_869.2 on
>>>>>> everything works as described above.  You can restart iscsid and all is
>>>>>> well.  If I switch to open-iscsi-2.0_871_2 
>>>>> Where did you get 871.2? There is only a 871 on
>>>>> I think I can hit this. The problem seems to be we are trying to bind a 
>>>>> session when we should not be. I will make a up a patch for testing.
>>>> The problem I am seeing only occurs if you have do not have a record 
>>>> when you restart iscsid. In this case, we will use the settings in 
>>>> sysfs, but this also includes the local ip address. For software iscsi 
>>>> we cannot bind by ip address, and we will try to set up the offload 
>>>> stuff, so we either fail to reconnect or we might fail in a crazier way.
>>> Your right, it's just plain 871.  I must have put the .2 on because of
>>> 869.2.  Anyway, I doubt this is a problem in the user space because I
>>> can use iscsid from either version just fine as long as I use the
>>> modules from 869.2.  If I use the modules and user space from 871 then
>>> restarting iscsid causes a lost connection.
>> I just tried that combo and it worked for me.
>> Could you try all 871 stuff, and run iscsid like this
>> iscsid -d 8 -f &
>> This will redirect lots of log output to the console. Can you send that?
> Mike, I haven't had a chance to post yet, but that patch you send did
> fix the problem.  I'll try and both the new and old iscsid binary and
> see if I can get some debug for you.


That log dump shows you were hitting the same thing:

iscsid: Cannot bind to net/scsi interface. This is not 
supported with software iSCSI (iscsi_tcp).

I will merge up the patch and make a 871.1 with some other kernel stuff 
from Hannes.


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