[CentOS] [Bulk] Re: safest way to mount iscsi loopback..

Mon Feb 15 10:44:04 UTC 2016
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Mon, 15 Feb 2016, lejeczek wrote:

> whatever devices you have in your backstores (LIO implementation is the 
> default one I believe) and then naturally in your targets, etc.. - on the 
> same local system you can loop them back = LIO presents them again to the 
> kernel as local scsi devices.
> I'm thinking, maybe multipath should be involved/deployed here?
> I can mount such a loopback iscsi target but I cannot use FS's uuid because - 
> in my case first UUID comes from LVM's lv and then the same UUID comes via 
> iscsi loopback - which makes sense for it's the same one filesystem.

Why would you be trying to do some loopback fun when you could just mount the
underlying block device directly?  Why not avoid loopback and mount the LV?