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SubjectRe: rescan scsi

All of these warnings about not hot swapping SCSI are good in general,
but people seem to be ignoring the existence of active SCSI devices
that electrically isolate the SCSI peripheral from the SCSI bus to
allow hot swapping.

Such hardware does exist. Perhaps this person has such hardware. We
do here.

Larry

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>"Lauri Tischler" <ltischler@efore.fi> writes:
>> If I plug a new diskdrive into a scsicontroller on a live system, how=
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>> do I get the drive to be identified (as /dev/sdx or such) without=20
>> rebooting the bloody box ?
>>=20
>You don't.
>
>Sooner or later, doing this _will_ fry your SCSI interface chips.
>
>Trust me -- I learned that the hard way. :-(
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