Quoting <00061422124101.00825 at whizzo.loc>
by Fergal Daly <fergal at esatclear.ie>:
> On Wed, 14 Jun 2000, you wrote:
> > Apart from rewriting a lot of the SCSI drivers, I think you're screwed. This
> > is a big part of the rationale behind DevFS which is coming with 2.4.
>> > This is an old problem and a FAQ and I've never seen an answer, other than
> > the obvious one of changing SCSI IDs.
>> Thanks for that. Well at least it's in the pipeline, you'd wonder why
> it wasn't done "properly" from the very start. Another cool thing in a
> similar vein would be the ability to label hard drives (IDE or SCSI) so
> that they appear as the right thing no matter what device/ide channel
> they appear on. I wonder do these things have serial numbers on them
> that can be read at boot time?
You don't even need to do that, just support something like the
FreeBSD kernel config file has, where you can say SCSI bus 0 is the
first adaptec card in the system, da15 is target 3 on that card, and
da15 is never anything else, whether that device is on or not. You
have the facility to describe bits of the SCSI topology you never want
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