Archive for 'Linux iSCSI'

Debugging problems with the open-iscsi initiator

I talked about the open-iscsi initiator in a previous post, and briefly touched on debugging problems. If you want to get additional debugging data for the iscsid daemon, you can add the “-d 8” option to the iscsi initialization file: $ less /etc/init.d/iscsid start() { echo -n $”Turning off network shutdown. ” # we do […]

Configuring the open-iscsi initiator on CentOS Linux hosts

My lab environment at home consists of numerous hosts running Linux, Solaris, HP-UX and Windows. To allow me to rebuild hosts with little impact to the applications they run, I typically assign one or more iSCSI LUNs to each host. Configuring the Solaris iSCSI initiator is pretty straight forward, and I documented it a while […]