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Re: Sequence of SATA Devices



Quoting harald schwier freenet de:

> I'm using Fedora Core 3, Kernel 2.6.12, with two Promise SATA Controllers.
> One 4 port onboard Promise controller and one 2 port Promise PCI Controller.
> The Kernel detects the PCI controller first and names the attached drive sda
> and sdb.
> The drives attached to the onboard controller are named sdc to sdf.

The current thinking is that the sdX names should be avoided, e.g., in fstab, so
that even if you add and remove drives the remaining partitions get mounted in
the same place.  

> Is it possible to change this behaviour so that the drives attached to the
> onboard controller are recognised first?

Why do you care?

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Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia


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