[PATCH] yaboot: enable boot from iscsi target via ethernet devices on js20.

Paul Nasrat pnasrat at redhat.com
Tue Jun 13 00:46:38 EST 2006

On Thu, 2006-06-01 at 15:56 -0500, Doug Maxey wrote:
> On Tue, 16 May 2006 15:40:30 CDT, Doug Maxey wrote:

> >>Is the , always guaranteed to be there - eg if I have boot
> >>eth1:iscsi,ISCSIARGS  won't this check fail.
> >
> >Yes, with the above command line this would fail. 
> >
> >My point of reference are the bindings that we cannot yet talk about 
> >here, yet.  The device args would always be followed by a comma.  I suppose 
> >that we could just reference the string "iscsi", but then some wag 
> >would want to create some other property that included "iscsi" as a 
> >substring.  Maybe append a comma?
> Any preferences on this?  

Both are kind of messy

> I have another, more radical solution.  
> Adding a parser that understands the full device path and that can 
> return the elements neatly packaged.  Film at 11. 

This sounds to be the better way to do things - and is probably more
generally useful for other node types. Do you have any ideas on this?


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