An updated iscsi-initiator-utils package that fixes three bugs and adds two enhancements is now available Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The iscsi-initiator-utils package provides the server daemon for the iSCSI protocol, as well as the utility programs used to manage it. iSCSI is a protocol for distributed disk access using SCSI commands sent over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
Prior to this update, the iscsiadm help wrongly listed discovery2 mode instead of discoverydb. This update modifies the help file and now the correct output of the help contents is shown.
Prior to this update, iscsiadm did not accept host names or aliases as valid values for the --portal argument. As a consequence,the iscsiadm failed with the error message "iscsiadm: no records found!". This update matches the host name to the IP address returned during discovery, so this issue no longer occurs.
Prior to this update, the brcm_iscsiuio daemon did not rotate the brcm-iscsi.log file. As a consequence, the log file could grow excessively. This update adds a logrotate entry for the brcm-iscsi.log file.
Prior to this update,the iface net configuration parameters were not parsed on. As a consequence, the iface parameters could not be updated. This update modifies the idbm_recinfo_node routine to include the parsing of these parameters.
This update upgrades uIP (micro IP) to the latest upstream version 0.7.0.6+ to make uIP compatible with the updated bnx2x driver.
This update adds leading-login support to reduce login storms during boot and allows for initiating multiple iSCSI sessions from a single iface record.
All users of iscsi-initiator-utils are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixes these bugs and adds these enhancements.