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Identifying storage devices by magic numbers in hardware

media where you see it name of identifier what it describes what it looks like what it looks like in udev notes
FibreChannel qlogic firmware Port Name,LUN {storage unit port,drive identifier} 5006016039201cb1,1 ID_DEVPATH=...-fc-5006016039201cb1:0x0001000000000000 UDEV really sucks here
FibreChannel NaviSphere
(RAID firmware)
WWN
WWPN
WWID
VPD
unique id for a storage device 60:06:01:60:92:D2:18:00:D4:4E:58:6A:91:44:DE:11 ID_SERIAL_SHORT=
6006016092D21800D44E586a9144de11
SATA
SCSI
PATA (w/libata)
Sometimes on the disk's label "VPD"
"Serial Number"
...
Unique ID for the disk VDK71BTC02EPXK ID_SERIAL_SHORT=VDK71BTC02EPXK
DASD (direct access storage device) s390 device bus ID disk drive ccw-0.0.ebe3 ID_PATH=ccw-0.0.ebe3 by-path is especially recommended under z/VM
FibreChannel zFCP (s390) device bus ID, WWPN, LUN FCP adaptor, storage port, disk drive 0.0.6c89, 0x4242ebbe0123456a, 0xebbeebbe00000000 ID_PATH=ccw-0.0.6c89-zfcp-0x4242ebbe0123456a:
0xebbeebbe00000000
by-path is especially recommended under z/VM