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Date:	Wed, 21 Nov 2007 14:17:22 -0500
From:	James Smart <James.Smart@...lex.Com>
To:	Anil Veerabhadrappa <anilgv@...adcom.com>
CC:	Mike Christie <michaelc@...wisc.edu>,
	Mike Christie <mchristi@...hat.com>,
	Michael Chan <mchan@...adcom.com>, davem@...emloft.net,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, open-iscsi@...glegroups.com,
	talm@...adcom.com, lusinsky@...adcom.com, uri@...adcom.com,
	SCSI Mailing List <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2][BNX2]: Add iSCSI support to BNX2 devices.


Anil Veerabhadrappa wrote:
> It's a chicken & egg issue to put "port mapper" sysfs entry in scsi host
> attributes. Application won't see sysfs unless initiator creates an
> iSCSI session and driver can't create an iSCSI session without a tcp
> port. I was wondering if there is a better way than using IOCTL in this
> situation?

Agree, and IMHO, is why the scsi_host should have been bound to the ISID
or something similar (e.g. the initiator "port" that can have 1 or more
sessions), and the session bound to the scsi_target under the scsi_host.

-- james s
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