Originally Posted by John VV. Updates for kdump support Changes since 3. Last updated March 4, latest version is 4. As an afterthought – the linuxquestions “solution” really isn’t, since I can’t even see any devices when booting from a USB stick using Also, both the drivers cciss ans hpsa was loaded. The logical drives are presented to the block layer not to the SCSI midlayer.

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Use these for systems using 2. Cleaned up code for adding and removing logical volumes. SCSI tape drive and medium changer support SCSI sequential access devices and medium changer devices are supported and appropriate device nodes are automatically created e. Debian package is greatly simplified.

Fix firmware version not being printed in procfs. This patch will get called only once for each controller. This should not affect. For example, disk d2 will have minor number 32, and its. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Last updated Tue Oct 16, latest version is 2.

The hpsa driver is available in the kernel. Where ctlrs is the number of controllers you have defaults to 1 if not. The logical drives are presented to the block layer not to xciss SCSI midlayer.


Last updated March 4, latest version is 4. This feature has been removed, as any Smart Arrays not known to cciss are now presumed to be claimed by the hpsa driver. Fixed issue where ACU would hang after several operations. Change to this directory, and execute: Without this fix the system will panic on reboot when the HP cciss rpm has been uninstalled.

If you would like to run hpsa instead, there is a new module parameter to cciss, “cciss. Is the module in some other package which needs to be installed?

Having a problem logging in? The monitor threads allow the driver to detect such. The Linux kernel version 3.

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 oernel. Or someone that wants to entirely avoid the booting problem when updating their Linux kernel.

CONFIG_BLK_CPQ_CISS_DA: Compaq Smart Array 5xxx support

From time to time there may be instances in which hardware or driver features are not supported by the cciss driver which comes with your distribution ccise kernel, because it is too old, or the hardware is too new, etc.


Initially, there was some overlap in the boards which these two drivers support. So far, I haven’t had any luck duplicating this problem.

This causes the adapter to query the adapter about changes to the. The difference between the two drivers can be summarized as follows: The driver then notifies the SCSI midlayer of these changes.

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HP Smart Array CCISS driver

Then you can mount the devices and create partitions. You also need to make nodes for these partitions. Note also that if no sequential access devices or medium changers are detected, the SCSI core will not be engaged by the action of the above script. To disable the monitoring thread, set the polling interval to 0 seconds: