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Old 08-26-2004, 07:06 AM   #1
Thaidog
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Question Error editing /proc/scsi scsi file


Is there a way to edit the scsi file at /proc/scsi so that I have all my scsi divices listed even if they are not detected or the drivers for the adapters are loaded?

I keep getting the following error when I try to edit the file in pico:

Host: scsi3 Channel: 00 Id: 06 Lun: 00
Vendor: QUANTUM Model: ATLAS10K2-TY734L Rev: 1.00
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Host: scsi3 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
Vendor: SEAGATE Model: ST336704LW Rev: 1.00
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02


error writting to file invalid argument
 
Old 08-26-2004, 07:08 AM   #2
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As far as I know, /proc is a virtual file system and cannot be written to by us mere mortals.

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Old 08-26-2004, 09:19 AM   #3
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Quote:
/proc cannot be written

Not exactly as you can modify some file... For example, to enable IP forwarding, you can do:
Code:
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
But that's true that in /proc filesystem a lot of files are read-only

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