USB --> SCSI
paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Mar 31 17:34:02 CDT 2015
> On Mar 31, 2015, at 4:49 PM, Dave G4UGM <dave.g4ugm at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Paul
>> Sent: 31 March 2015 21:40
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>> Subject: Re: USB --> SCSI
>>> On Mar 31, 2015, at 4:00 PM, John Foust <jfoust at threedee.com> wrote:
>>> At 01:14 PM 3/30/2015, Paul Koning wrote:
>>>> I think iSCSI target support is now a standard Linux iSCSI feature. If not
>> standard, at least reasonably mainstream. I havenâ€™t tried it, but I see
>> plenty of references to it on the Linux iSCSI mailing list.
>>> Are they running old tape devices on it?
>> Tape? Not that I know of. In principle iSCSI can handle tape, but I don’t
>> know if it’s been done at all, never mind in Linux.
> How would you connect old tapes to iSCSI? There are modern tapes with Fibre SCSI interfaces but would you actually connect the thing up....
If you have an iSCSI target on an OS that takes the SCSI commands and converts them to device I/O calls for that OS, it “should” just work. That’s no different from a storage device that speaks iSCSI out the front and has ATA (or SATA) disks.
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