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Re: [SLE] modules.conf
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 01:05:51 +0200
  • Message-id: <200204200105.51618.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 20 April 2002 00:33, Tor Sigurdsson wrote:
> Philip Burness (föstudagur 19. apríl 2002 22:10)
>
> > Teriffic instructions thanks. Certainly the advansys has worked, and the
> > ppa, however, I am not sure of the ide-scsi. This is another silly
> > question but what will it's device name now be?
> >
> > if it was /dev/hdb what will it become if using it as an ide-scsi device?
>
> Depending on the type of device, and wether you already have a scsi
> controller, it may become:
>
> CDROM: /dev/sr0 [ or sr1 or... ]
> DISK: /dev/sda [ or sdb or sdc or... ]
> TAPE: /dev/st0 [ or st1 or... ]
> Optical Drive: /dev/sda etc

When the driver module is loaded there should be text in /var/log/messages
saying which device was allocated to it. Also note that for some
applications, such as cd writing, it's the generic scsi interface (/dev/sg*)
that's used.

Anders

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