Subject: Re: Drive Numbering...
To: Frank Dana <>
From: Dave Burgess <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/1995 19:34:52
> With Shakespearian flourish, Chris G Demetriou writes:
> > > 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?
> > 
> > No, something for you to fix in your config files.  This was one of
> > the first annoyances fixed in NetBSD's SCSI code, before any port
> > other than the i386 port even existed.
> [...]
> Ah, cool. I hadn't realized you could set it up like that. Is this in
> the FAQ? Actually, perhaps it should be in some "Other Setup" section of
> 1.1's install document. Something for people who finally have a working
> system to consider doing.  ('So You Want to Build a Kernel?')  8)
> Can you do the numbering any way you please? Say I had two controllers.
> could I number as:
> sd10	at scsibus0 target 0 lun ?
> sd11	at scsibus0 target 1 lun ?
> [...]
> sd20	at scsibus1 target 0 lun ?
> sd21	at scsibus1 target 1 lun ?
> [...]

Yup, it is now.  You should see it out in about 10 days.

Dave Burgess  (The man of a thousand E-Mail addresses)
386bsd FAQ Maintainer / SysAdmin for the NetBSD system in my spare bedroom
"Just because something is stupid doesn't mean that there isn't someone
that wants to do it...."