Tag Archives: NetApp

Migrating NetApp cloned LUNs for iSCSI boot

If you are booting a Linux system via iSCSI (using Broadcomm or Intel iSCSI-bootable Ethernet), certain information specific to your system is embedded in the Linux configuration during the OS installation. If you then clone that LUN and try to boot it with another system, all hell breaks loose. The system starts to boot and… Read More »

Installing Windows 2008 R2 to an iSCSI target (Broadcomm NetExtreme II)

We have a lab at work for the various sales engineers to use. We’ve done a home-brew boot-from-iSCSI farm of servers so we can change boot luns pretty easily, based on a NetApp FAS270 (old cheap but reliable for the moment.) I had the iSCSI initiator in the BIOS set up and could see it… Read More »