How can I rescan a scsi bus for new devices under OpenSUSE?

I think it contains something like this:

echo "- - -" > scan
  • Did you google the subject line of your question first? If you did you need to say so and explain why you couldn't find the answer. If you hover over a downvote arrow it shows "does not show any research effort" as a primary reason to downvote a question! – Caleb Jul 29 '11 at 7:42
  • On the other hand, I was searching this site for the same question, as I thought here would likely have the best information, being community-voted and all. Why not be the canonical answer for this question on the Internet? (Note: the accepted answer below worked in Debian too: my older installation of Debian had a different special file. I don't think it's unreasonable to have such Googlable questions here.) – Paul Stephenson Oct 16 '11 at 19:02
echo "- - -" > /sys/class/scsi_host/host0/scan

(Where 0 is the scsi host bus you want to scan.)

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