[lug] Kernel reorders SCSI drives.

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Mon Oct 30 18:36:38 MST 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 18:14 -0700, David L. Anselmi wrote:
> I have a 2.6.17 box with 2 SATA drives and 1 USB drive.  They used to be 
> sd[a-c] respectively.  For a while the kernel has been assigning those 
> names randomly to the drives.
> I would have thought that even with all the fancy udev/hotplug stuff I'd 
> still be able to use the usual names but it seems I can't.
> To work around this I'm going to rename everything to something new and 
> ignore the kernel's idea about names.  But it seems unnecessarily clumsy 
> to have to update that list any time a new drive is added.  Anyone have 
> a better way?

My udev (udev-103 but it has done this for a while) automatically
creates some entries like this:

The full listing looks like:

Out of all that I am sure there's something useful.
Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org>
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