new hotswap drive not seen in SCSI scan without reboot?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sat Jun 11 02:36:14 GMT 2005

In the last episode (Jun 10), D. Goss said:
> On Jun 10, 2005, at 6:42 PM, Dan Nelson wrote:
> > Try "camcontrol rescan all" to tell the kernel to rescan all the
> > scsi busses.  Otherwise there's no way for it to know you added a
> > device.
> Sorry, forgot something quick - I'm reading the MAN pages now on
> camcontrol and the warnings associated with it.
> If this server is in production later and has active users is there
> reason to think that a rescan would cause problems with and read/
> writes happening at that time on the drives?

I've never had a rescan cause problems.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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