SDAOE(3)SDAOE(3)NAMEsdaoe - ATA-over-Ethernet (AoE) storage device interface
bind -a #S /dev
echo config switch on spec l type aoe//dev/aoe/shelf.slot >/dev/sdctl
echo config switch off spec l >/dev/sdctl
addaoe letter unit
Sdaoe has a few quirks because network-attached storage can't be enu‐
merated as directly-attached storage can. The default first controller
letter for AoE devices is Each sdaoe device must be configured explic‐
Addaoe packages up the invocation as an rc script.
To boot from an AoE root, the sd device must be configured on boot by
either PXE booting or booting from directly-attached storage and adding
two configuration lines to plan9.ini(8) for aoeif, listing the names of
the Ethernet interface(s) to use, and aoedev=letter!#æ/aoe/lun.
To configure target (LUN) 42.0 on #S/sde0,
echo config switch on spec e type aoe//dev/aoe/42.0 >/dev/sdctl
To turn this device off,
echo config switch off spec e >/dev/sdctl
To boot using target 42.0 as #S/sde0 and as root, over Ethernet inter‐
faces 0 and 1,
SEE ALSOaoe(3), sd(3), snoopy(8)BUGS
It is not currently possible to boot from an AoE target without an
external bootstrap like PXE.