persistent binding of LUNs

Steve Mickeler steve at
Sat Nov 23 15:50:00 CST 2002

You also have the choice of using devfs which is what I use, as well as a
couple of other tools such as scsidev available here:

This is a good devfs & scsi starter page:


 On Sat, 23 Nov 2002 Matt_Domsch at wrote:

> >     Our problem is that the bindings between Linux devices and
> > FC4700 LUNs are not persistent.  The most obvious evidence
> > of this problem is when we add new LUNs to a server.  In this
> > situation, once the server reboots, the entries in /dev for disks
> > no longer point to what they pointed to prior to the the reboot.
> a) mount-by-filesystem label
> b) learn the new tool we're developing for exactly this - devlabel.
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