scsictl(8) 'detach' equiv in camcontrol(8) ?
Brian A. Seklecki
lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Thu Feb 22 16:02:11 UTC 2007
NBSD provides a safe way to detach the kernel data structures of a disk,
'scsictl detach [target] [lun]'
>From scsictl(8) man page:
"Commands pertaining to scsi busses:
scan target lun
detach target lun
Use `any' or `all' to wildcard target or lun"
We seem to be missing this feature. "Stop" is just going to cause the
disk to spin down. So what is the equiviliant recommended procedure on
- Umount the FS;
- Remove it from any geom(4) devices
- Physically pull the drive
- Rescan the bus w/ camcontrol and let it discover that the disk is no
- Insert the new drive
- Rescan the bus and let it discover the new drive
Presumably instead of rescanning the whole bus, you could scan a specific
-lava (Brian A. Seklecki - Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
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