dejanmm at fastmail
Aug 8, 2012, 8:20 AM
Post #1 of 2
Re: open-iscsi won't automatically log in to set up SBD device
On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 09:13:00AM -0600, David Corlette wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm having a weird problem with open-iscsi attempting to use it with SBD. This is on SLES11 SP2 with the HAE.
> I created an iSCSI Target and set up a 1MB device for use with SBD. I then used iSCSI Initiator to discover and log in to the iSCSI Target (with no auth credentials), found the LUN, and set up SBD to use that device (by ID). This all works great.
> I set the open-iscsi service to start on boot, and when I logged in to the Target I specified 'onboot' as well. The file
> in fact does include the line
Not sure, but did you use YaST to configure the target? The file
you mention above is auto-generated.
> But when I restart, it looks like the service starts but it will NOT log in to the target automatically. I'm forced to manually start up YaST and log in again. This makes the cluster node essentially useless, since it can't automatically rejoin the cluster without manual intervention.
It is arguably good practice that nodes don't join cluster
automatically on boot. Normally, one wants to investigate why
the node rebooted.
> Note that this same problem exists on every node (approaching about 10, now) that I or my team has set up.
> I've tried everything I can think of .... help?
> P.S. I realize that this may be an open-iscsi issue, but a) I don't know where that project is supported and b) I figured you folks may have run into this. Any help appreciated!
This is certainly an open-iscsi or distribution issue.
> David Corlette
> Product Line Lead
> DCorlette [at] netiq
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