Subject: Re: Drive Numbering...
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@balvenie.pdl.cs.cmu.edu>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/17/1995 00:46:15
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Perhaps the thing to do is to have a tool which generates a config
file based on the devices discovered by the currently running
system... Ideally this would nail down all the currently-configured
disks, and then leave an `sd* at scsibus?' to allow room for future
expansion (at which time, you add another disk or three and re-run the
tool to nail down the new disks..)
An alternative would be to include a "hi, I think I belong at
/dev/sd4N" tag in the disk label but I suspect that would be rather
messy to code reliably..
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