Re: SCSI disk devices, cXtXsXdX Naming scheme -NOT- Please

Paul Flinders (
04 May 1997 09:47:51 +0100

Evan Jeffrey <> writes:

> Perhaps that naming scheme isn't the best, but it is short and gets the job
> done, though I don't know where the c,t,s, and d letters come from. I
> assume they stand for "controller, ID, LUN, and partition" but see no
> logical connection between those letters and their meanings...

I don't have a HP handy to check but ISTR that it's cxtxdxsx where
c = controller
t = target (ID)
d = disk (LUN)
s = slice (partition)