[Pkg-iscsi-maintainers] Bug#693558: root on iscsi: "iscsistart: TargetName not set. Exiting iscsistart"

Jim Paris jim at jtan.com
Sat Nov 17 20:44:44 UTC 2012

Package: open-iscsi
Version: 2.0.873-3
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

This is the same as

There seems to be some issue with networking not being started early
enough for iscsistart to work.  Just like in the Ubuntu bug, it's
fixed by the patch below.


--- debian/extra/initramfs.local-top.orig	2012-11-17 15:43:21.477639664 -0500
+++ debian/extra/initramfs.local-top	2012-11-17 15:43:28.213849939 -0500
@@ -24,6 +24,7 @@
 	. /scripts/functions
+	wait_for_udev 10
 	modprobe iscsi_tcp

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.6
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (200, 'stable'), (80, 'testing'), (50, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=POSIX, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages open-iscsi depends on:
ii  libc6  2.13-35
ii  udev   175-7  

open-iscsi recommends no packages.

open-iscsi suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi [Errno 13] Permission denied: u'/etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi'

-- no debconf information

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