Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/dist/iscsi/doc
To: Reinoud Zandijk <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: source-changes
Date: 02/09/2006 17:38:28
On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 01:44:51PM +0100, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> Dear Alistair,
> On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 09:42:45PM +0000, Alistair G. Crooks wrote:
> > Modified Files:
> > 	src/dist/iscsi/doc: FAQ
> > 
> > Log Message:
> > Fix some wordos in the FAQ.
> What i miss in the FAQ is how to specify/export a physical drive like 
> /dev/cd0 other than as a `file' i.e. passing the SCSI commands recieved 
> from the initiator to the /dev/cd0 device. Or is that not possible (yet) ?

Try specifying the device name in place of the file. It should just DTRT,
as long as permissions are OK.
> Is the iscsi kernel component (i.e. NetBSD's initiator) behaving as `yet 
> another scsi interface' where the scsipi framework connects too?

NetBSD iSCSI has a userland test harness, which acts just like an
initiator does (to test the target accepts and sends the correct
values) - but there is no NetBSD initiator as yet.

However, that's my project for 5.0.