On Tuesday, 21 October 2003 at 13:25:20 +0200, rk47 wrote: > What is a "unit" number of a device
That depends a lot on the device. For SCSI disks, you select the unit number on the drive itself. > and how does it relate to the minor number of the device. Typically the last few bits of the minor number map directly to the unit number. > Is there a generic relationship or dowes it differ between devives. "Yes". Look at the section man page for the device in question. It *should* give that mapping. If it doesn't, the header files are (maybe) your friend. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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