EtherDrive® storage and Linux 2.6
Sam Hopkins and Ed L. Cashin April 2008
Using network data storage with
ATA over Ethernet is easy after understanding a few
This document explains how to use AoE targets from a Linux-based
Operating System, but the basic principles are applicable to other
systems that use AoE devices. Below we begin by explaining the
key components of the network
communication method, ATA over Ethernet (AoE). Next, we discuss the
way a Linux host uses AoE devices, providing serveral examples.
A list of frequently asked questions follows, and the document ends
with supplementary information.