Subject: Re: sdXX matching wrong
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/11/2000 00:15:16
According to Simon Burge:
>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

Urrrg which means you could have a device that has a higher priority
than the controller?  I dunno how the devices 8->15 are priority wise
on a wide controller but with a narrow bus the highest numbered id
wins in an arbitration phase.

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, BAE SYSTEMS