Re: [RFC-PATCH] dhcp provisioning support in cxgb3i

From: Rakesh Ranjan
Date: Wed Nov 04 2009 - 13:24:30 EST

Mike Christie wrote:
> Rakesh Ranjan wrote:
>> Mike Christie wrote:
>>> Rakesh Ranjan wrote:
>>>> Hi Mike,
>>>> Herein attached patches for having dhcp provisioning support in
>>>> cxgb3i. I have added one new iscsi netlink message
>>> Is the idea to have iscsid/uip send down this msg?
>>> Was it not possible to hook in more like how bnx2i does dhcp?
>> yep, idea is to have iscsid send down ISCSI_UEVENT_REQ_IPCONF msg.
>> bnx2i approach in our case for at least T3 is not feasible.
> I think adding DHCP in the kernel is getting a little crazy :) If we go
> down this path, I agree with the other person that stated it should at
> least be generic.

Hi Mike,

What do you mean be generic ? Do you want to have a generic interface
for DHCP handler that could be part of libiscsi and could be used by
other LLD's.

Rakesh Ranjan
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