Locking device nodes to devices

Mark Ovens mark at ukug.uk.freebsd.org
Tue Dec 12 16:03:10 GMT 2006


Pete French wrote:
>> Is there any way to "lock" a device node to a specific physical (SCSI) 
>> device?
> 
> Yup, do it in loader.conf - for example here's mine, which ensures that
> my Adaptec controllet is always SCSi bus 0, and that target 0 on that
> bus is always da0:
> 
> hint.scbus.0.at="ahc0"
> hint.da.0.at="scbus0"
> hint.da.0.target="0"
> hint.da.0.unit="0"
> 
> Adapt as necessary for your tape drive...
> 

Cheers Pete. I knew there must be a way - this is Unix after all :-)

Regards,

Mark




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