[Open-FCoE] FYI : Re: Setup question

Mithlesh Thukral mithlesh at linsyssoft.com
Tue Sep 16 13:09:48 UTC 2008


Seems like P2P open FCoE is broken for now.

Regards,
Mithlesh Thukral

On Saturday 13 September 2008 02:17:13 am charles zhuang wrote:
> Robert,
> Seems the p2p mode between initiator and sw target is broken for the
> re-architecture code, I likely to know how do you guys test the
> initiator when you do the re-arch? Does it have to go thru a fcgw or a
> real switch fabric? Is there other easy way that I can get this set up
> with a connection like before?
> Thanks again for your help.
>
> charles
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Love [mailto:robert.w.love at linux.intel.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2008 6:20 PM
> To: charles zhuang
> Cc: devel at open-fcoe.org
> Subject: Re: [Open-FCoE] Setup question
>
> On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 16:26 -0500, charles zhuang wrote:
> <snip>
>
> > Also, on the initiator, I don't have openfc.ko, I only have fcoe.ko,
> > libfc.ko, scsi_transport_fc.ko, and scsi_mod.ko. Did I miss anything?
> >
> > 2. By following the quick start on initiator, my initiator system
> > doesn't have fcconf. I guess I can use the same procedure on the
>
> target
>
> > quick start guide to build/install fcconf and hbaapi. I don't need
> > openfctgt and scst. Is it correct?
>
> fcconf was our user application before our re-architecture (the process
> that converted openfc.ko to libfc.ko). We had to remove fcconf because
> it was getting information from the kernel in the wrong way. We've made
> a small application fcoeadm that will create/destroy and soon we'll be
> adding code to report information like what fcconf did.
>
> git clone git://open-fcoe.org/openfc/open-fcoe.git
>
> You will need to use fcconf for the target because the target is based
> on our pre-architecture.
>
> Unfortunately my guess is that point-to-point mode is broken for the
> re-architecture code (the initiator), but I don't know for sure. It's
> been untested for some time.
>
> > Thanks very much for your help.
> >
> > charles
> >
> >
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