Commit 9f9ef6d3 authored by Dax Kelson's avatar Dax Kelson Committed by Nicholas Bellinger
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iscsi: use IP_FREEBIND socket option

Use IP_FREEBIND socket option so that iscsi portal configuration with
explicit IP addresses can happen during boot, before network interfaces
have been assigned IPs.

This is especially important on systemd based Linux boxes where system
boot happens asynchronously and non-trivial configuration must be done
to get targetcli.service to start synchronously after the network is


Signed-off-by: default avatarDax Kelson <>
Cc: "Nicholas A. Bellinger" <>
Cc: "Andy Grover" <>
Cc: "Lennart Poettering" <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarNicholas Bellinger <>
parent 5c55125f
......@@ -842,6 +842,14 @@ int iscsi_target_setup_login_socket(
goto fail;
ret = kernel_setsockopt(sock, IPPROTO_IP, IP_FREEBIND,
(char *)&opt, sizeof(opt));
if (ret < 0) {
pr_err("kernel_setsockopt() for IP_FREEBIND"
" failed\n");
goto fail;
ret = kernel_bind(sock, (struct sockaddr *)&np->np_sockaddr, len);
if (ret < 0) {
pr_err("kernel_bind() failed: %d\n", ret);
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