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Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 11:15:30PM -0800, Doug Hardie wrote:
>> I have just installed 7.0 on some new hardware. Have never tried earlier
>> versions. There are a couple of unexpected items that I do not understand.
>>
>> 2. I have 2 SATA drives in the system. The first is recognized as ad10
>> and the second as ad12. I expected to see ad0 and ad1.

>
> You shouldn't "expect" this in any way shape or form. The device
> numbers are not consistent, and are known to change depending upon lots
> of reasons (AHCI disabled/enabled, another ATA controller in place, SATA
> in "compatible" mode or "enhanced" mode, etc. etc.).
>
> Thus, never expect the adX devices to "start with 0".
>


If you want adX devices to "start with 0" just remove 'options
ATA_STATIC_ID' from the kernel config file but be very carefully if you
change hardware!

Best Regards


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