Re: Devfs strangeness in 2.4.18
Richard Gooch (email@example.com)
Thu, 6 Jun 2002 17:04:15 -0600
Ruth Ivimey-Cook writes:
> On Thu, 6 Jun 2002, Dag Nygren wrote:
> >The problems are tha the sg? links doesn't correspond to the real
> >devices shown by /proc/scsi/scsi (Which matches the real situation)
> >sg0 matches the first disk, OK
> >sg1 matches the Medium changer, OK
> >sg2 matches nothing...... There is no target 2 on host1 !!!
> >sg3 matches the DLT tape drive
> >sg4 matches the DAT tape drive
> >The other problem is the st? links.
> >st0 is linked out into nothing ...
> >Seems like 3 host adapters is too much for devfs......
> >Do I need an upgrade ?
> In my experience, devfs doesn't create /dev/sg or /dev/st softlinks.
Indeed. It's devfsd that creates it.
> The only links it creates are from /dev/discs/... to /dev/ide/... or
> /dev/scsi/... as appropriate.
> I would look into the mandrake boot sequence in detail.
Also check that you don't have bogus entries in your dev-state
area. Mandrake had some configuration problems a few months back.
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