SCSI disc namings: a done deal

Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Sun, 18 Jan 1998 20:46:50 +1100

Leonard N. Zubkoff writes:
> Date: Sun, 18 Jan 1998 20:37:35 +1100
> From: Richard Gooch <rgooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU>
> OK. Hopefully this covers everything. So, we have:
> /dev/sd/c0b1t2d3p4 for a whole partition, be it primary or logical
> /dev/sd/c0b1t2d3p4s5 for a single slice in a partition
> And /dev/sd/c0b1t2d3 for a whole disk.


> Leonard: one last choice before I set this in stone: do we use 'd' for
> LUN or 'u'? Since we have to drop the device/subdevice concept, I
> suppose we could reconsider the d/u choice too. IMHO 'u' is a little
> more obvious, although I'll leave it at 'd' if you really think that's
> better.
> Might as well go back to 'u' since there's no longer a rationale for
> preferring 'd'. Your choice.

Fine. New patch is in the wings.