Subject: Re: NetBSD iSCSI HOWTOs
To: Mike M. Volokhov <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2006 16:10:41
On Wed, 22 Feb 2006, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:
> 	NetBSD got iSCSI target support
> 	Alistair G. Crooks has recently added support for the iSCSI
> target to NetBSD codebase. iSCSI is an IETF standard (RFC 3720) for
> remote access to block-level storage.  It can be thought of as similar
> to NFS, except that an NFS server exports files; the iSCSI target
> exports blocks to the iSCSI initiators, which are the clients.

Maybe add something to make it clear what a 'target' and an 'initiator' 
is, so people understand what's there and what is not:

``In iSCSI, the party offering a SCSI device (the server) is called a 
"target", and the party using that device (the client" is called an 
"initiator". An iSCSI initiator for NetBSD is currently under 

This sounds excellent!

  - Hubert