On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 02:41:14AM -0600, Mike Christie wrote: > On 01/15/2010 02:33 AM, Mike Christie wrote: > >Hey, > > > >In the open-iscsi git tree there is now offload boot support. The driver > >must support ibft or OF. This means that bnx2i and cxgb3i are supported. > >If you run > > > >iscsistart -b > >or > >iscsiadm -m fw -l > > > >it will create sessions using the offload card that was used for boot. > > > > > >iscsiadm -m discovery -t fw > > > >This will create ifaces or update existing ones with the ibft/of info > >for the offload card, and it will set things up so the targets in > >ibft/of are setup in the node db to accessed through the card. > > > >However, because I am not sure if any distros can support this and it > >conflicts with the old behavior I turned it off by default. To turn it > >on you need to compile the userspace code with OFFLOAD_BOOT_SUPPORTED. > > > > > >To support this, distros or users that like pain, should add the offlaod > >driver (cxgb3i or bnx2i) to the initramfs, and for bnx2i you need to > >also throw in the brcm or uip (depends on the code version/base) daemon > >in the initramfs and start it before running iscsistart or iscsiadm. > > > > Oh yeah one other note. For bnx2i, you also need to bring up some other > bnx2/bnx2x nic still. This requires a kernel fix. For cxgb3i this is not > needed.
Hmm.. can you be more speficic? if eth0 has offloaded boot configured, what do you need to do for eth1, because of the bug? -- Pasi
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