umass conflicts with scsi disk drives

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Mon Jan 5 16:00:35 PST 2004

On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 12:15:34PM -0700 I heard the voice of
John R. Shannon, and lo! it spake thus:
> It appears that I misinterpreted the events because they scroll by so quickly. 
> The disk assignments are simply changing depending on whether the umass 
> device is attached or not.
> Question: How do I fix the device assignments (da) so that the system disk 
> will always have the same device number?

You can wire things down with hints.  Though I haven't used my
parallel-port ZIP drive in years (maybe even a millenium), I've still got
it in my hints file:"vpo0""scbus10"

Just stick the umass controller and the device way up somewhere they
won't conflict.

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
Systems/Network Administrator |

"The only reason I'm burning my candle at both ends, is because I
      haven't figured out how to light the middle yet"

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