Rescan Linux disks to add new onePosted: June 9, 2011
Adding a disk in to a vmware image is simple, you go through the vmware wizard and hey presto you have an extra disk, trying to get the guest to recognise it with out a reboot ?????
It prestty simple, I have found out. This has nothing to so with me, I am not this clever but a simple command
echo "- - -" > /sys/class/scsi_host/host#/scan
host# can be found using
The full instructions can be found here
You can now mount the disk in the usual way, the instructions for this can be found in this blog.