Ang: Re: [Stgt-devel] Re: [Iscsitarget-devel] stgt a new version of iscsi target?

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori at
Wed Dec 7 23:52:21 CET 2005

From: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori at>
Subject: Re: Ang: Re: [Stgt-devel] Re: [Iscsitarget-devel] stgt a new version of iscsi target?
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 07:32:50 +0900

> > if you talk iScsi HBA, TOE HBA, NIC, or Fc HBA, or
> > > all of them. Since I´m very much on the Fc side, I´m especially interested
> > > in your developement strategy for Fc. How is your priority list look like?
> > > 
> > 
> > Right now I am just trying to get what was in scst into tgt. So this 
> > means qlogic 2xxxx card support first, then mpt, then I will bug qlogic 
> > about their HW iscsi card and bug my boss to bug emulex. Tomo might be 
> > working the HW qlogic iscsi card or mpt right now though too. Maybe 
> > after we have at least qlogic we can try to stablize things (like finish 
> > adding refcounting, do the eh stuff, redo the MSG_*, fix bugs, etc) and 
> > then roll a release.
> I have one qlogic HW iSCSI card (qla4xxx). If someone gives me the
> docs (or code), I will write a driver for tgt.
> I've negotiated the access to a POWER server again. I will finish the
> ibmvstgt driver if possible (however, now I'm not really sure whether
> I can).
> The ibmvstgt driver is a kind of a SRP target driver. If someone gives
> me IB cards, possibly I could implement a generic SRP target driver
> for tgt.
> I have Chelsio 10G TOE NICs too. It has hardware support for iSCSI and
> releases the gpl driver to support only real SCSI disk drives. If
> their TOE driver will be accepted to the mainline (though I doubt it),
> I would write its driver for tgt.
> Of course, I don't forget about another iSCSI software target
> implementation, called istgt. I'll work on it too.

By the way, please feel free to summarize the tgt information on the
tgt wiki site :)

I set up it a month ago, however, we have not written anything so far.

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