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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.5-pre1 IDE cleanup 9
On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 10:34:44PM +0100, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> And because of that, I do not think that having the host adapters decide
> what device gets what number is a good idea. They should provide the
> information if they have it, but the final decision should definitely be
> done in userspace, by the hotplug agent.
> Ie. it should be configurable.

I totally agree. Network devices are now configured by the hotplug
agent and can handle different PCI probe order, rearranging cards in a
system, and other fun things that cause them to be initialized in a
different order. All of this now "just works" as far as the user is

I don't see why SCSI should be any different.


greg k-h
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