Bug 737046 - Use tgtadm from scsi-target-utils instead of ietadm
Use tgtadm from scsi-target-utils instead of ietadm
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openstack-nova (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-09-09 09:07 EDT by Mark McLoughlin
Modified: 2011-10-13 00:37 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: openstack-nova-2011.3-3.fc16
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Last Closed: 2011-10-13 00:37:19 EDT
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Description Mark McLoughlin 2011-09-09 09:07:17 EDT
I've forgotten the details, but basically the iSCSI enterprise target project (aka iet):


never went into the upstream kernel and never got into Fedora (see bug #197867)

The tgt project:


did get its kernel module upstream and is packaged in Fedora as scsi-target-utils

Nova upstream uses ietadm from the former, but this isn't available in Fedora. We should use tgtadm instead

Ubuntu's Chuck Short has done some work along these lines:


A more recent proposal of his is to add an --iscsi_helper flag to allow choosing between the two
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2011-09-09 09:19:01 EDT
(In reply to comment #0)

> A more recent proposal of his is to add an --iscsi_helper flag to allow
> choosing between the two

Meant to include a link to that:

Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2011-09-19 06:34:51 EDT
I did some work on Chuck's --iscsi_helper patch:


and included in our package:

* Mon Sep 19 2011 Mark McLoughlin <markmc@redhat.com> - 2011.3-0.10.d4
- Use tgtadm instead of ietadm (#737046)
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2011-09-20 06:42:12 EDT
openstack-nova-2011.3-0.10.d4.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2011-09-20 15:05:23 EDT
Package openstack-nova-2011.3-0.10.d4.fc16:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing openstack-nova-2011.3-0.10.d4.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2011-09-22 10:43:50 EDT
openstack-nova-2011.3-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2011-09-28 12:08:05 EDT
openstack-nova-2011.3-3.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2011-10-13 00:37:19 EDT
openstack-nova-2011.3-3.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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