[rescue] New acquisition... (AIX)

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Apr 5 19:53:19 CDT 2004

Sun, 04 Apr 2004 @ 17:32 +0000, Lionel Peterson said:

> > From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
> > Date: 2004/04/02 Fri PM 06:01:20 GMT
> > To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> > Subject: Re: [rescue] New acquisition... (AIX)
> > 
> > On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Mike Meredith wrote:
> > > Actually they only half do it (which is probably good enough). If you
> > > have two hme's in a Sun box, they're 'hme0' and 'hme1'.
> > 
> > But you'll never have them switch places on you because that information
> > is cached in path_to_inst.  You'd have to boot -r to even frob that, and
> > I doubt Sun would ever change the probe order anyway because people with
> > large configurations would hurl nastiness at them.
> I thought (on Sun hardware anyway) you could set the probe order anyway you 
> like through the OpenBoot/eeprom settings(sbus-probe?), so you could work 
> around any software funkiness (just like the SCSI drive mapping)...

I would *love* to be able to change my scsi-chain order.

Unfortunately it seems that Sun removed that ability from the later ROM
monitor versions.

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