scsimgr - manage SCSI devices and device databases
/sbin/scsimgr -option [parameters...]
The following parameters are used in many of the command options. Other parameters are unique to individual options and are defined with them. The number of a bus. The number must be 0 or larger. The number of a target device. The range of the number is 0 to 15.
Use the following options to update device special files and the databases: Request that the kernel scan all SCSI busses for devices. If there have been device changes on any of the busses, the on-disk database and device special files are updated to reflect the changes. The command should be used with caution. On systems with a large number of SCSI busses, the option can take a long time to run and can affect the performance of other processes accessing SCSI devices. Request that the kernel scan the specified bus for devices. If there have been device changes on the bus, the device special files are updated to reflect the changes. Request that the kernel scan the specified bus for a specific device. If there has been a change to the attributes of that device, the device special file for the device is updated to reflect the changes. Synchronizes the information in the device special files and the kernel in-memory database.
The utility automatically makes device special files for new devices.
The scan options stop updating the device special files for a device when they encounter an error.
When the command runs from a program, its exit status is zero for success and one for failure.
- Executable image. - System configuration options - Contains an entry to define /scsimgr utility to boot process.
Commands: init(8), MAKEDEV(8).
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