[stgt] tgtd startup problem

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp
Wed Mar 11 09:38:11 CET 2009

On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 09:31:35 +0100
Albert Pauw <albert.pauw at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Or, always add "-v" flag (verbose) to tgt-admin to get the idea what 
> > tgtadm commands are started.
> >
> > Or, add a "-p" flag (pretend) - it prints all tgtadm commands which 
> > would be started without really executing anything.
> > Then, you can copy/edit/paste everything and start the things step by 
> > step manually.
> This is really weird.
> Pulled the git version this morning. Compiled and installed it and got 
> the same problem.
> I use the redhat startup script to start the target, and used a simple 
> targets.conf, which creates a tape target.
> Starting up normally (service iscsi-target start) works fine, no errors. 
> Logging into the target goes fine as well, no problems
> and I can use the virtual tape. However, any time I try the command 
> tgtadm --op show --mode target gives the error:
> tgtadm: can't send the request to the tgt daemon, Transport endpoint is 
> not connected
> When I start up tgtd empy (empty targets.conf) it starts up fine, 
> although I am not able to show the targets with tgtadm.
> When I run a script with the tgtadm commands to build up a vtl, every 
> tgtadm command gives the error mentioned above.
> Now, the weird part. When I start tgtd by hand (just tgtd, or tgtd -f 
> -d8) it works fine. Functionally, the redhat.initd stuff
> does exactly the same. Apart from switching tgtd offline, add 
> targets.conf (using tgt-admin) and putting it only again.
> When I do it "manually" I just stuff the targets in, without switching 
> offline.

This works (against the latest git, again)?

diff --git a/usr/tgtadm.h b/usr/tgtadm.h
index 5d63485..60b984d 100644
--- a/usr/tgtadm.h
+++ b/usr/tgtadm.h
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
 #ifndef TGTADM_H
 #define TGTADM_H
 #define TGT_LLD_NAME_LEN	64
 #include "tgtadm_error.h"
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