Re: SCSI problem with 2.2.3

Alan Cox (
Mon, 5 Apr 1999 13:42:29 +0100 (BST)

> > Try making the Zip's SCSI ID greater than the hd's ID. The devices are
> > deteced by Linux in order of SCSI ID.
> That becomes a problem when you've got other 8bit devices (besides the
> ZIP drive) and the HDD you want to put linux on is wide, with an ID > 7.

Blame the PC makers for that. ANSI is quite specific that the proper scan
order is 15->0. IBM got this right with the PS/2 but the rest of the world
found counting downwards too intellectually challenging.


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