VirtualBox

Ticket #3621 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

iscsi device is not accessible after creating with addiscsidisk

Reported by: werner.frerichs Owned by:
Priority: major Component: virtual disk
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords: iscsi
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Linux

Description

I add an existing iscsi-disk to VirtualBox withj the command

imapcl1:~ # VBoxManage addiscsidisk -server x.xxx.xxx.xxx -target iqn.2000-03.com.xxx ... Created successfull with id ...

but the command "list hdds" show:

imapcl1:~ # VBoxManage list hdds
UUID: 19c22d35-bed0-4001-a6cd-534c8ea7f703
Format: iSCSI
Location: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/iqn.2000-03.com.xxx
Accessible: no

that the disk is not accessible. The command showhdinfo show:

imapcl1:~ # VBoxManage showhdinfo 19c22d35-bed0-4001-a6cd-534c8ea7f703
VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 2.1.4
(C) 2005-2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
All rights reserved.

UUID: 19c22d35-bed0-4001-a6cd-534c8ea7f703
Accessible: no
Access Error: Could not open the hard disk '192.168.102.132/iqn.2000-03.com.xxx'.
VD: error opening image file 'xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/iqn.2000-03.com.xxx' (VERR_IO_GEN_FAILURE)
Logical size: 0 MBytes
Current size on disk: 0 MBytes
Type: normal
Storage format: iSCSI
Location: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/iqn.2000-03.com.xxx

that the disk was created with the Type normal and not with write-through. Maybe this is the problem, but i cannot find how to make something different or to use a flag like "-type ..."

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by aeichner

Is this still a problem with a recent VirtualBox release? Which iSCSI target do you use?

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by aeichner

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to worksforme

No response, closing.

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