Re: kernel-managed /dev, revisited

Harald Milz (
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 15:54:00 +0200

Teunis Peters ( wrote:
> Now that I think about it though, I toss in a vote for:
> s<?><id><lun>
> on naming though (eg tape on ID 4 lun 0 == st40 or the like)

Err - this limits you to 9 LUNs per SCSI ID. Please don't do it... SSA will
allow many, many disks per (virtual mapped) SCSI ID and would definitely
not profit from it!

It's easier to unambiguously parse something like
s<host>i<target id>l<lun>