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Module for calling SCSI devices from Python

Project description

python-scsi

python-scsi is a SCSI initiator for python. It contains python classes to create and send SCSI commands to devices accessible via:

  • SGIO: /dev/sg* devices using ioctl(SG_IO) Depends on cython-sgio.

  • iSCSI: iscsi://<server>/<iqn>/<lun> Depends on cython-iscsi.

These classes also provide interfaces to marshall/unmarshall both CDBs as well as DATA-IN/OUT buffers.

License

Python-scsi is distributed under LGPLv2.1 Please see the LICENSE file for the full license text.

Getting the sources

The module is hosted at https://github.com/python-scsi/python-scsi

You can use git to checkout the latest version of the source code using:

$ git clone git@github.com:python-scsi/python-scsi.git

It is also available as a downloadable zip archive from:

https://github.com/python-scsi/python-scsi/archive/master.zip

Building and installing

To build and install from the repository:

python-scsi $ pip install .[iscsi,sgio]

You can avoid installing the optional dependencies by omitting the "extras":

python-scsi $ pip install .

Tools (examples)

The tools directory contains example programs written against the python-scsi API.

inquiry.py

An example tool to send INQUIRY commands to a device.

mtx.py

An example tool to operate a SCSI media changer. Similar to, but not as advanced as, the 'mtx' utility.

Mailinglist

A mailinglist for python-scsi is available at: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/python-scsi

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