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