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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.6] block: add an 'iscsi-id' value to match

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.6] block: add an 'iscsi-id' value to match -drive with -iscsi opts
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:59:28 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Am 22.04.2016 um 12:24 hat Daniel P. Berrange geschrieben:
> The iSCSI block driver has ability to lookup various options, in
> particular authentication info, specified by the separate -iscsi
> argument. It currently uses the iSCSI IQN as the ID value for this
> lookup, however, this does not work for common iSCSI IQNs as they
> contain characters such as ':' which are invalid for use as IDs.
> This adds an optional 'iscsi-id' parameter to the iSCSI block
> driver to allow an explicit ID string to be used to reference
> the -iscsi arg. For example
>  $QEMU \
>    -iscsi id=my_initiator,user=fred,password-secret=sec0 \
>    -drive driver=iscsi,iscsi-id=my_initiator,file=iscsi://somehost/iqn/1
> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <address@hidden>

I would consider this a new feature rather than a fix appropriate for


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