Subject: Re: NetBSD iSCSI HOWTOs
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2006 22:21:39
On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 11:02:58AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <>, Geert Hendrickx writes:
> >On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 08:24:47AM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> >> For those of you wondering what kind of extra gunge is needed in the
> >> kernel to support the NetBSD iSCSI target, the answer is "nothing other
> >> than IPv4" - the target works at the userlevel.
> >
> >Does this also mean it does not work (yet?) over IPv6?  How much work would
> >be required for this?  
> >
> Given that the initiator we're talking about runs on Windows and given 
> that most use will be local, v6 support would be a good idea.  As I've 
> mentioned, Microsoft is strongly committed to v6.

There are also drivers for IPv6 like the DoD's proscription of it,
which I think is the reason that Microsoft is getting into the IPv6

IPv6 is on the TODO list.