This feature has been removed, as any Smart Arrays not known to cciss are now presumed to be claimed by the hpsa driver. The kernel module cciss , which comes with the 2. See these search results from hp. Added a procfs interface so users can tell the driver to rescan our devices. Fix firmware version not being printed in procfs. This program is licensed under the Gnu GPL v. Most likely, you do not need these, as the cciss driver has been in the Linux kernel for a very long time, and most distributions will already have a cciss driver which will work for you as is.

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Adding “nomodeset” to kernel command line works around the issue in Stretch. Fixed a bug arrat by the L1 test suite. The hpsa driver is available in the kernel. I’m not sure why but to fix it: In this case, it is just a text file, documentation, meant for human consumption. That is, there are some kernels which have overlapping sets of controllers supported by both hpsa and cciss.

See the “st” man page for more details. If you’ve been using cciss already on these controllers, it is not recommended that you attempt to upgrade your running system to switch from cciss to hpsa unless you have a very good reason to do so and know what you are doing. Liux updated March 4, latest version is 3.


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This binary RPM may then be installed in the usual way, for instance: Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. I would suggest disabling hardware raid and setting up software raid or no raid at all until the driver makes its way on linnux Linux Kernel, p42i it ever does.

If you’re already running cciss on these devices, and upgrade to a kernel containing the hpsa driver, you shouldn’t have to do anything, as cciss will continue to claim these devices. So far, I haven’t had any luck duplicating this problem. Arrayprobe which may need modifications to work with the hpsa driver.

HP Smart Array CCISS driver

This is simply because making the switch is somewhat complex and it is easy to make a mistake or forget something and get your system into an unbootable state. Fixed a panic that could arise during an insmod and rmmod of the cciss driver.

It reports any status changes, like failing disks, to the syslog and optionally to a remote host using SNMP traps. The current list of supported controllers for hpsa: The current list of controllers that are supported by cciss only: See post 3 in this thread at linuxquestions which is a rough howto for CentOS.

Some development versions 2.

This feature has been removed, as any Smart Arrays not known to cciss are now presumed to be claimed by the hpsa driver. The installer will detect the absence of this firmware and prompt you for it at install-time.


If you would like to run hpsa instead, there is a new module parameter to cciss, “cciss. Fixed wrong usage of a pointer for sysfs symlink.

BTW, if you happen across a 2. Solution is to install firmware-linux-nonfree Jessie?

The binary RPMs created ljnux the source RPMs here do not do these things, they only build the driver module and initrd image. To install, download the RPM file, and use rpm -ihv rpmfile Hpp will deposit the cciss. After installation and boot from internal storage some fixes: Logs to syslog, and optionally, sends SNMP traps. Without this fix the system will panic on reboot when the HP cciss rpm has been uninstalled. Fixed issue where ACU would hang after several operations.

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Hpsa should be fine for new installs on these controllers, however. You’ll find out soon enough if you do try to use it. To avoid this, you can modify your install image to include the needed firmware.