Bug#853990: Add prompt for iSCSI initiator name in installer
On 02/03/2017 04:00 AM, Philip Hands wrote:
> To be useful one also needs to change choose_partition/iscsi/do_option to call
> iscsi_start() rather than iscsi-start, otherwise you're defining a
> function that's never called. Also, one needs to define
> partman-iscsi/initiatorname in the template. See:
Ah yes, I should have diffed the whole tree looking for deltas. I got a
little too laser focused there.
> BTW Is there a reason not to also pick up the removal of '-o update'
> From the Ubuntu patch while we're about it? We seem to have as recent
> open-iscsi as ubuntu, so presumably also don't need that option.
It's been awhile since I've done those ops by hand, but I have used the
Ubuntu installer and it does to the right thing, so those changes can be
> I'd use a here document (<<"!EOF!" ...) rather than all the echos.
> Also, the -n is superfluos, and is not in line with the [ "$RET" ] usage
> in the rest of the file.
Their patch does seem inconsistent with the upstream style (eg: I see
here documents in other files). I imagine if we get this fixed up they
could drop their patch.
> Does the /etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi actually need to be only
> readable by root? Seems needlessly restrictive to me, but I don't use
In the grand scheme I don't think it matters, but there may be security
implications of which I'm not aware.
Should I work up another patch or would you like to take a pass at
massaging the changes from Ubuntu?
> Cheers, Phil.