Subject: Re: Dynamic SCSI ids (was: A possible way of handling...)
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/28/1997 20:42:19
> "Chris G. Demetriou" <> writes:
> > unless you've hard-wired the config entries, yes, reordering SCSI
> > devices on a bus _does_ change the user-level names.  If you've got
> > sd* at scsibus ? ..., and your sd0 is normally at target 0 and sd1
> > is at target 1, and you move the former disk to target 2, then _it_
> > will end up as sd1 and the disk at target 1 will end up as sd0.
> Btw, shouldn't this bug be fixed?

Huh?  It's _not a bug_.

It does the "right thing" in most "simple" environments, and in those
environments where there is a more stringent definition of 'right' the
local admins are allowed to wire down whatever devices to whatever
unit numbers they desire.