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Old 11-14-2004, 12:17 AM   #1
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weird drive/partition names

I have a sata drive and instead of /dev/sda the drive is located at /dev/scsi/host1/bus0/target0/lun0/disc

is there any way to change it this back to /dev/sda? First of all it's annoying to type all of that for partitions and drives, but when i run the /sbin/lilo command, it doesnt accept /dev/scsi/host1/bus0/target0/lun0/part1 for the boot partition. thank you.
Old 11-14-2004, 02:28 AM   #2
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Make a symlink...
Old 11-14-2004, 03:48 AM   #3
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ln -s /long name/ /dev/sda ? what about the partions? same thing?

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Turn off devfsd by passing devfs=unmount or was it devfsd=unmount. Though you will have to make a lot of nodes in the /dev directory to make Linux work if you turn off devfsd.


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