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Re: [libvirt] Re: [Patch v0.4] iSCSI Multi-IQN (Libvirt Support)



On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 04:37:02PM +0530, Shyam_Iyer Dell com wrote:
> 
> 
> > 
> > > 2) By using iscsiadm commands like the following
> > > # iscsiadm -m iface -I <iface_name> -o new
> > > # iscsiadm -m iface -I iface1 --op=update -n iface.initiatorname -v
> > > <iqnname>
> > 
> > In that case, why don't we make libvirt automatically set things up
> > this
> > way whenever it sees the IQN in the XML file.
> > 
> > > We don't change the default initiatorname with libvirt/virt manager
> > > today right ? So, we haven't added any apis to manage the iface file
> > > name using libvirt as such.
> > >
> > > But if required by virt-manager(to create a single window of
> > management)
> > > the iface file could be constructed using libvirt apis that call the
> > > iscsiadm commands detailed in method 2)
> > 
> > We don't need to add any new APIs for this - just automatically add
> the
> > mapping whenever logging into a target with a IQN that we don't
> already
> > know about
> > 
> 
> How do we ensure that the iqn is not already known and libvirt is
> creating the corresponding iface file for the first time? 
> That would mean searching through the IFACES_DIR which has been opposed
> in the thread...

Now that you've explained why this searching in IFACE_DIR was needed,
I've no problem with that approach. We should search through IFACES_DIR
to find the iface mapping, if none is found, then run those 2 commands
you show above in order to create a new mapping

> Also, how do we go about creating unique iface filenames when
> automatically creating them using libvirt ?

I don't know what naming convention is used in IFACES_DIR, but I'd say
just follow whatever's used already

Regards,
Daniel
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