[stgt] Export DVD drive (the real drive)

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp
Thu Sep 4 16:37:20 CEST 2008

On Fri, 5 Sep 2008 00:20:44 +1000
"Jean-Yves Avenard" <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> 2008/9/5 FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp>:
> >> Would STGT allow me to export a DVD drive (like /dev/scd0) and the
> >> iSCSI initiator will see it as a DVD drive?
> >
> > Not.
> That's disappointing ...
> Thanks for the answer...
> I got iscsi-scst to export it properly , however I have a lot of
> issues when trying to access the drive remotely ..
> Is there a iscsi target on Linux allowing to do just that ? and that
> can be configured easily ?

I've not used SCST so I can't comment on it but what I can say is that
it's really tricky to implement passthrough support properly (that you

If SCST doesn't work, there is only one option (if you have not tried

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