[PC-BSD Testing] 9.2 beta images, disk vendor names are cut off..

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Aug 9 08:39:25 PDT 2013


On 08/08/2013 16:03, Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
>> Fixed!
>>
>> https://github.com/pcbsd/pcbsd/commit/33f5a6dc70321b5596d2485f619b9c094131dd95
>>
>> --
> ok as long as we are on cosmetic issues, that offer no functional
> change, I have another...
> on the VERY next screen, when you check mirror.. to set up a zpool mirror...
>
> it appears the disks are sorted in the wrong order(or rather un-intended order)
> I have 25 disks in this machine... I know I should be using FreeNAS.. but well,
> FreeNAS is all about ZFS... GREAT! so I go to install it, and well...
> I can't install to a Zpool... What the hell :)
> but that's a subject for a different email, on a different list.... :)
>
>
> anyway in the TrueOS installer....
>
> the disks show up like this:
> ada0
> ada1
> ada2
> those are off the motherboard controller... thats fine...
>
> now on my ARC-1222 cards they show up like this:
>
> da0
> da10
> da11
> da12
> da13
> da14
> da15
> da16
> da17
> da18
> da19
> da1
> da20
> da21
> da2
> da3
> da4
> da5
> da6
> da7
> da8
> da9
> **************
>
> How hard is it, to make them sort intuitively da0,da1,da2,da3.....
> da10,da11,da12.... da20,da21,da22....
>
>

So, the way it gets the order is from "sysctl -n kern.disks | sort". I'm
not seeing an obvious way to re-sort that on the command-line. Maybe
this is something you can help me with, is there some sort of "sort"
magic you can do to reorder these on your system in a meaningful way?


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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