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iscsi is scsi over ip.
usb disk is scsi over usb.
so just a different transport.
u are rite. ;)

ming

On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 23:26 +0200, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> Hello and thanks for the replies
>
> On Wed, 11 May 2005, FUJITA Tomonori wrote:
> > The iSCSI protocol simply encapsulates the SCSI protocol into the
> > TCP/IP protocol, and carries packets over IP networks. You can handle
> ...
>
> On Wed, 11 May 2005, Vladislav Bolkhovitin wrote:
> > Actually, this is property not of iSCSI target itself, but of any SCSI target.
> > So, we implemented it as part of our SCSI target mid-level (SCST,
> > http://scst.sourceforge.net), therefore any target driver working over it will
> > automatically benefit from this feature. Unfortunately, currently available
> > only target drivers for Qlogic 2x00 cards and for poor UNH iSCSI target (that
> > works not too reliable and only with very specific initiators). The published
> ...
>
> The above confirms basically my understanding apart from one "minor"
> confusion - I thought, that parallel to hardware solutions pure software
> implementations were possible / being developed, like a driver, that
> implements a SCSI LDD API on one side, and forwards packets to an IP
> stack, say, over an ethernet card - on the initiator side. And a counter
> part on the target side. Similarly to the USB mass-storage and storage
> gadget drivers?
>
> Thanks
> Guennadi
> ---
> Guennadi Liakhovetski
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