Scan for new SCSI devices

echo "- - -" > /sys/class/scsi_host/host0/scan
Issues a scan command on the given scsi host adapter (ex. a fibre channel adapter, in the example above on host0). Output can be watched in the messages log or in "dmesg"

By: angrox
2009-03-18 15:26:42

What Others Think

nice. But i seem to recall that redhat RHEL and novell SLES have a command for this
linuxrawkstar · 670 weeks and 5 days ago
I also use: # echo "scsi add-single-device 1 0 1 0" > /proc/scsi/scsi Be Host - Channel - ID - Lun (a reboot also works :)
tiagocruz · 670 weeks and 5 days ago
There iss a script called "" but it is not part of tan enterprise linux edition. It can be downloaded and uses the same mechanism (even more sophisticated). But the basic command is the echo to the /sys filesystem (or to the /proc, if the driver supports it)
angrox · 670 weeks and 4 days ago
seofox · 9 weeks and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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