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    SubjectRe: More on Linux and iSCSI [info, not flame :)]
    On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 10:36:50PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > So I thought I would inject some info into the discussion. :)
    > Oliver Xymoron (and others?) mentioned that one could do iSCSI in
    > userspace. Well, Intel has code at

    The included userspace server is largely proof-of-concept code and
    could do with a fair amount of rounding out. Things this could use to
    make it interesting:

    - authentication
    - run-time configuration
    - ability to serve from files and block devices (MD, LVM, crypto-loop)
    - ability to serve from /dev/sgX interfaces with native SCSI (tapes, CDRW..)

    Don't know what the state of interop with other initiators is though.

    I'll also point out that for many Linux<->Linux purposes, nbd is a workable

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