Device Question...

Brian Simons bpsimons at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 13:45:29 MST 2009


On Thu, 2009-01-22 at 13:32 -0700, Matt Nelson wrote:

> What happens when you hit /dev/sdz?  Does it use /dev/sdaa or what?


It varies across distributions, but for Red Hat you are correct. Check
out the tip most of way down this page:
http://redhat.activeventure.com/8/systemadminprimer/ch-storage.html

Here's some more on Linux's limits regarding number of disks:
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/dsichelp/ds8000ic/topic/com.ibm.storage.ssic.help.doc/f2c_linuxscsilimit_2hsag9.html




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