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ZIP drive device id's
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: ZIP drive device id's
- From: Clarence Wilkerson <openbsd_(_at_)_hopf_(_dot_)_math_(_dot_)_purdue_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Wed, 7 Jan 1998 11:06:08 -0500 (EST)
I'm using the scsi only external ZIP drive on my sparc IPX.
I have it mounted via a line in /etc/fstab
/dev/sd1c /zip ffs rw,noauto 0 0
This works because of the order in which the scsi devices sd* are found
by the kernel. My /var/log/messages has the line
Jan 7 10:17:47 hipx /bsd: sd1 at scsibus0 targ 5 lun 0: <IOMEGA, ZIP 10
0, D.13> SCSI2 0/direct removable
But if I add another scsi drive, it may change sd1 to sd2 or more.
I'd like to nail down the device point, like /dev/zip0 or some such.
The cdrom driver for example does this.
Is there a way to do this by scsi id number? By hacking another device ? :(