Subject: Re: sdXX matching wrong
To: Steve Woodford <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/2000 22:31:36
Steve Woodford wrote:

> That's likely to be the cause. ID#7 is normally reserved for the host
> adapter itself. So if you have a drive set to 7, you'll lose in subtle
> ways. Basically, you're limited to 7 drives on a normal scsi bus, and 15
> on `wide' scsi.

Just to throw a spanner in the works (you did say "normally" - here's
an exception!), the DECstation 2100 and 3100 can quite happily use ID
7 because for some unknown reason DEC chose ID 6 for the host.  Go