Subject: Re: Drive Numbering...
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Waldi Ravens <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/1995 15:30:04
Frank Dana wrote:

> The upshot: I had to edit /etc/fstab and decrement every device number,
> then reboot and let the fscks go through. Plus, I'm _praying_ I don't have
> any scripts hidden around which are device-specific.  8-P
> Could we puh-leeeeze get the device numbering set up so that it at least
> sorta reflects physical ID numbers? Or, at the very least, doesn't change
> if you add/remove anywhere but the end of the ID chain?

There might be a small problem, the number of physical IDs is rather
large: 8 targets * 256 luns => 2048. I believe that's too much for
the current major/minor scheme.