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Re: [Bug 1226855] Re: Cannot use open-iscsi inside LXC container


Quoting Jason Harley (jason@xxxxxxxxxxxx):
> I'm also curious about an update on this issue.  I'm running 14.04.1,
> Kernel 3.13.0-39-generic and LXC 1.0.6-0ubuntu0.1.  'strace' output of
> open-scsi looks basically the same as above.
> As I understand it, this is related to iSCSI's Netlink implementation
> not being namespace aware?  I would love to find a solution for this and
> am happy to work with any developer to help make it happen.

I personally won't have time to work on this this year.  I'd recommend
simply sitting down and looking through the kernel code, and getting
your bearings through the netlink code for starters.  I'm definitely
interested in this and hope to join in early next year.

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  Cannot use open-iscsi inside LXC container

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Bug description:
  Trying to use open-iscsi from within an LXC container, but the iscsi
  netlink socket does not support multiple namespaces, causing: "iscsid:
  sendmsg: bug? ctrl_fd 6" error and failure.

  Command attempted: iscsiadm -m node -p $ip:$port -T $target --login

  Results in:

  Exit code: 18
  Stdout: 'Logging in to [iface: default, target: $target, portal: $ip,$port] (multiple)'
  Stderr: 'iscsiadm: got read error (0/0), daemon died?
  iscsiadm: Could not login to [iface: default, target: $target, portal: $ip,$port].
  iscsiadm: initiator reported error (18 - could not communicate to iscsid)
  iscsiadm: Could not log into all portals'

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
  Package: lxc 0.9.0-0ubuntu3.4
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-30.44-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.8.0-30-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8.3
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Tue Sep 17 14:38:08 2013
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-01-15 (245 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.1)
  MarkForUpload: True
  SourcePackage: lxc
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to raring on 2013-05-16 (124 days ago)

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