Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: None <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/1998 18:55:57
On Sun, 4 Oct 1998 wrote:

> I add a new drive to a system.  Why should the ID of that new drive
> change the device name of an existing drive?

It doesn't have to. Wire your drives appropriately in your kernel
config file and you've solved that problem.

On the other hand, having them change dynamically can be quite
convenient in some circumstances, such as when first setting up
and testing hardware.

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