Use these for systems using 2. With all the various distributions, it is difficult to come up with a set of bulletproof universal instructions for making such a switch, so we recommend that you simply continue to use cciss in such instances. The hpsa driver is a SCSI driver, while the cciss driver is a block driver. HP supports Linux and provide an opensource kernel driver which has been part of Linux for ages. Both opensource and proprietary tools currently exist. Fixed a bug found by the L1 test suite.
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Proliant servers usually always? Unfortunately, there was no direct and simple answer from the great Google.
It reports any status changes, like failing disks, to the syslog and optionally to a remote host using SNMP traps. Anonymous June 26, at Last updated March 4, latest version is 3.
HP Smart Array CCISS driver
It reports failures by mail and syslog. In the case of kernels with cciss and hpsa drivers which do have overlapping sets of supported controllers, by default, cciss will claim these devices if it is loaded prior to hpsa which it normally will be.
You don’t have anything to do to get it working, just install cciss-vol-status package. Please open a ticket and adds some output example if you have such hardware, so I’ll be able to update this page thanks. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Has anyone ever seen a tutorial on why devices are set up ccisz way?
cciss(4) – Linux manual page
However I don’t have such hardware to give a try, so you should refer to the manpage if you need this feature. Arrayprobe which may need modifications to work with the hpsa driver. Just starting out and have a question? The system would panic when deleting many logical volumes at linuz time. Linux – Newbie This Linux linus is for members that are new to Linux.
Fixed issue where controllers that had no configured volumes did not show up in the OS. BSalunke September 3, at 2: They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
cciss(4) – Linux man page
Also what does the “c”, the “d”, the “p” stand for? Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. The normal protocol is a four-step process: Fixed race condition that could show up during driver init.
Warning is self-explaining I guess. If the command cannot be aborted and the device cannot be reset, the device will be set offline.
OS distros with warnings. In fact, you could extract the source tarballs from the source RPMs by using rpm2cpio.
HP/Compaq SmartArray series
Both opensource and proprietary tools currently exist. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.
Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. We don’t know any current Linux distrubtion which miss theses drivers so no additional step should be required to get it working.
With all the various distributions, it is difficult to come up with a set of bulletproof universal instructions for making such a switch, so we recommend that you simply continue to use cciss in such instances. Updates for kdump support Changes since 3. The current list of supported controllers for hpsa: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.