Subject: Re: Dynamic SCSI ids (was: A possible way of handling...)
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/28/1997 18:00:13
On 29 Mar 1997 03:38:03 +0200 (Johan Danielsson) wrote:

 > > 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?

Err, it's not a bug.  It's a specific design feature of the
autoconfiguration system.  If you want constant names, you're supposed
to hardwire them in your kernel config file.

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