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SubjectRe: Ideas for v2.1
On Tue, 11 Jun 1996, Joseph Dickson wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Jun 1996 11:12:11 +0200 (MET DST), Mikael Abrahamsson writes:
> >Fixing the ide-code so that it doesnt spew errormessages and other
> >weirdness when you just have /dev/hda and /dev/hdc (two master disks) and
> >it takes for granted that if you have two ide disks, they should be
> >/dev/hda and /dev/hdb. I think this is in the partition check part. I
> >changed back to having them on the same bus just to get rid of the
> >cosmetical error. It still worked with hda and hdc.
> Personally, I prefer it to stay the way it is.. I wouldn't like breaking
> things if I removed my CDROM drive from the chain (which happens quite a bit
> to use it temporarily in other places).. my CDROM is /dev/hdb, and my linux
> root is /dev/hdc.. it would be annoying :P

What I wanted was of course that if I had hda and hdc, it shouldnt try to
detect hdb. I didnt want hdc to change into hdb just because there was no
physical hdb. (this is the way SCSI works right now, and it's damn

Is this suppåosed to be fixed in v2.1, that the SCSI subsystem will use
devicenames that represents the SCSI ID number instead of the number of
drives that are detected previously?

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