Warty installer does not create SCSI device

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Thu Nov 11 05:59:32 UTC 2004

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 10:02:29PM -0600, Tommy Trussell wrote:

> Before I go to the trouble to cause any more disruption here I want to
> ask about SCSI... is it just too exotic to even be handled by Ubuntu?

SCSI, exotic?  Certainly not.

(typing this from a SCSI system running Ubuntu, naturally)

> I was surprised that Ubuntu did NOT set up any of the sg (SCSI)
> devices in /dev... then I discovered the new Debian installer didn't
> either (though an "old fashioned" Debian Woody install DOES). The
> Ubuntu live CD does, and (of course) Knoppix does, too.

The devices are created automatically where appropriate, when the sg module
is loaded.

 - mdz

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