Scsiadd doens't work anymore with the latest debian and ubuntu releases. I used to use it a lot, because it allowed to add in a very simple way sata disks without restarting the system .I just put the disk in the hot-plug capable drawer, then
and the disk was ready to be mounted.
I have been looking for a replacement for several months without success. Somebody suggested scsitools but I couldn't figure out how to use it.
Then I found
"The functionality to add a device is supported via
/sys/class/scsi_host/hostA/scan. Removing devices goes via
but the poster, unfortunately, didn't give any information on how to use those files which, in addition, look non writable even to the root user.
Is there anybody, please, who can provide me and, I guess, other scsiadd orphans, with clear directions?