Device Question...

Mike Lovell mike at
Fri Jan 23 09:13:56 MST 2009

Matt Nelson wrote:
> So I have had this question on my mind and finally remembered while I was
> checking my email to throw this by the PLUG.
> You can see my 14 drives, sda-sdn... My question is this:
> What happens when you hit /dev/sdz?  Does it use /dev/sdaa or what?
I can say from experience that on a Debian Etch box, that the device 
after /dev/sdz is named /dev/sdaa. Now one can use udev rules to change 
all of that. But that is how it works by default.


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