Subject: Re: new lkm stuff ?
To: Valtteri Vuorikoski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <email@example.com>
Date: 08/25/1996 23:45:23
>James Graham writes:
>> ((switch on drive sd3 here))
>> berkeley# !!
>> fsck /dev/rsd3a
>> ((driver re-probes for existence of sd3; discovers it and
>> sends a SCSI_MOTOR_START (or whatever))
>> esp(0:3:0): Cybernetix Dinklephwat 4000 <13 heads, 8194 tracks, 2290 se
>> sd3 at esp0 target 3 lun 0 flags 0
> If I recall correctly, you could do this with a small program called
>reprobe, that appeared on current-users or something like that a long
>time ago. All it does is do an SCIOCREPROBE and the SCSI devices get
Since there is no way for the kernel to determine the mapping of "sd3" to a
particular controller/bus/target/lun, I don't think there is much
alternative to doing a reprobe.
Justin T. Gibbs
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