Re: SCSI disk naming

Harald Milz (
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 16:09:00 +0200

david parsons (o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s) wrote:
> that leaves 13 bits for minor devices. Rest assured you will have
> to do some jumping through hoops to deal with these properly in the
> kernel, but 13 bits gives you 4 bits for ID, 3 bits for LUN, 3 bits

3 bits for the LUN is definitely not enough for SSA which we will see not
too far from now. In order to be as compatible as possible to the existing
SCSI code the SSA device drivers are likely to map one LUN per SSA disk.
Let's not limit the number of SSA disks per loop to 8, okay?