On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 11:16 +1300, Sam Vilain wrote: > I know this option is labelled as "legacy", but it is still required > for, eg, scsitools' rescan-scsi-bus.sh script - as far as I know there > is no other way to force Linux to notice that a device has been plugged > or a RAID controller configured to make a device accessible. There is - write to /sys/bus/scsi/devices/host<n>/scsi_host/host<n>/scan (substituting the SCSI host number for <n>). If the 'squeeze' version of scsitools still makes use of /proc/scsi, please report this as a bug in that package. > Can it be enabled in future Debian kernels? It will not be enabled. > I'm unfortunately getting to the point where I need to build custom > kernels; however the old systems I've built are based on kernel-package > which seems to be deprecated. Is there a simple piece of documentation > I can be pointed at for the best way to build customised kernels based > on Debian's ones? http://kernel-handbook.alioth.debian.org/ Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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