[stgt] iscsi load generator and benchmark tool

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp
Fri Sep 25 13:57:40 CEST 2009

On Fri, 25 Sep 2009 14:39:59 +1000
ronnie sahlberg <ronniesahlberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> You might find this tool useful.
> I recently added very simple iscsi support to DBENCH ( http://dbench.samba.org )
> so that dbench has a minimal iscsi initiator built in.
> This is sometimes useful since it allows to bypass any iscsi initiator
> layer, like open-iscsi, on the host and to get full control of exactly
> what commands will be issued to the target and accurate measures since
> one can know that the data was served across the network and not from
> a local cache.

Sounds interesting but you need to put the iscsi initiator feature
into dbench?

I mean that if dbench issues SCSI commands via sg from a load file,
can you can achieve similar things?

btw, I got the latest code from the git tree, but seems that there is
no iscsi support yet.
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