> On Tue, Jan 13, 1998 at 10:54:13AM +1100, Richard Gooch wrote:
>> Yes and no. I create the old-style sda* names so people can still
>> refer to those, but the new names are like: sd_h0c0i0l0p2
>> I.e.: host,channel,id,lun,partition.
> I still wish there was a better letter than 'l' for the LUN. How about 'u'
> for Unit. The reason I ask is that h1c1i1l1p1 looks very ugly in the
> middle. The letters h c i and p are all quite distinguishable from the
> digits because of their vertical properties. With the exception of 'h', the
> others don't extend above half way and the side of the 'h' is out the front
> on the left. 'u' falls into the same category.
It is indeed ugly.
Those letters are hard to remember. I can refer to /dev/0-0-1-0-2
by visualizing the hierarchy of physical connections in my head.
I'd have to actually look in /dev to remember the letters, since
I don't adjust mount points often enough to memorize them.