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Date:      Thu, 5 Sep 2013 14:00:48 +0200
From:      =?iso-8859-2?Q?Edward_Tomasz_Napiera=B3a?= <>
To:        Ivan Voras <>
Subject:   Re: New iSCSI stack.
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Wiadomo=B6=E6 napisana przez Ivan Voras <> w dniu 5 =
wrz 2013, o godz. 13:18:
> On 05/09/2013 12:27, Edward Tomasz Napiera=B3a wrote:
>> Hello.  At =
you'll find=20
>> a patch which adds the new iSCSI initiator and target, against =
10-CURRENT. =20
>> To use the new initiator, start with "man iscsictl".  For the target =
- "man=20
>> ctld".
> Just a naming question: "ctld" could mean anything, I'd parse it as a
> "control deamon" or something like that. Could you name it something
> which reminds the user of iscsi? Like iscsictld?

As the man page says, ctld is "CAM Target Layer / iSCSI target daemon".
Sure, right now it's pretty iSCSI-specific, but it doesn't need to be - =
it can
be extended to just manage CTL configuration (e.g. for Fibre Channel),
or to support other CTL-backed storage protocols, such as FCoE.

It's just a helper daemon for ctl(4) - thus, ctld(8).  And in case =
does "man -k iscsi", there is the "iSCSI target" in the manual page =

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