[CentOS] getting a CentOS6 VM on VMware ESXi platform to recognize a new disk device

Wed Nov 4 16:03:04 UTC 2015
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 05:39:59PM +0200, Eero Volotinen wrote:
> I think, this is possible with scsi disks
> http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/vmware-add-a-new-hard-disk-without-rebooting-guest.html

While I believe that this URL has technically correct advice, it's
basically doing a subset of the commands in the scsi-rescan script in
the sg3_utils package.

I wonder if you need to be running the vmware tools for the kernel to
detect new devices?

Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>