[Stgt-devel] [PATCH] tgt-admin: support persistent device binding
Tue Jul 29 13:17:26 CEST 2008
>> This is what I suggest:
>> <target iqn.2007-04.com.example:san.monitoring>
>> <backing-store /tmp/ramdisk/lun1>
>> type default
>> serial 12345678
>> vendor my_vendor
>> product_id my_id
>> product_rev my_rev
>> <backing-store /dev/sdc>
>> type disk
>> The reason we use XML is that the original implementation used XML.
>> We suggest two types:
>> 1. disk: "real" physical devices, where we read the properties from the device itself - i.e. storage disks.
>> 2. default - use default tgt values.
>> We can also override the properties with user defined values (optional).
>> The reason for the type attribute is to differentiate between these two types.
> I don't know anything about XML but should it be something like?
> <target iqn.2007-04.com.example:san.monitoring>
> <lun 0>
> type sbc
> I think that OpenSolaris has a xml file to store iSCSI target
> configuration persistently. It might provide us some ideas.
There is no need to define the lun (tgt-admin is doing it automatically).
A first glance (in google) it's looks like opensolaris configuration file is a plain text (not xml).
Your suggestion does not solve our need to differentiate between the two types of devices.
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