Last updated Tue Oct 16, latest version is 2. To enable this feature of hpsa, the module parameter hpsa. Information on official HP support offerings for Debian can be found on http: Removed unneeded lock in sysfs code. Worked fine, needs firmware ; Xen 4. This binary RPM may then be installed in the usual way, for instance: There may be other software designed to work with cciss e.
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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.
Post-install warnings about missing tg3 firmware in update-initramfs: NIC 3,4 worked fine.
HP Smart Array CCISS driver
The binary RPMs created by the source RPMs here do not do these things, they only build the driver module and initrd image. No longer spins up idle spare drives. Worked fine, no firmware required. This network controller is supported by the bnx2 driver, but requires external non-free firmware. Here’s a sample report from arrayprobe 2.
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To install, download the RPM file, and use rpm -ihv rpmfile This will deposit the cciss. See post 3 in this thread at linuxquestions which is a rough howto for CentOS.
It neither modifies bootloader grub or lilo. If you would like to run hpsa instead, there is a new module bp to cciss, “cciss.
Fixed wrong usage of a pointer for sysfs symlink. It says it’s unable to detect it or it would just hang on that page. The current list of smarg controllers for hpsa: Solution is to install firmware-linux-nonfree. Fixed “out of memory” error introduced in the 2.
You can think of this as a daemonized version of arrayprobe, in that both of them detect failures in the same way by looking at arary reported by the controller, cpqarrayd in real time, arrayprobe after the fact. More details are available in this HP-provided document. The current list of controllers that are supported by cciss only: That is, there are some kernels which have overlapping sets of controllers supported by both hpsa and cciss.
This page does not infer official support from HP.
The function prints a message then retries the command that returned with a unit attention. The hpsa driver is available in the kernel. Works fine, no firmware needed. It can no longer find the rhel5 base media cciss driver following an uninstalled of an HP cciss rpm.
HP/ProLiant – Debian Wiki
Your distribution may differ. The intent with newer kernels 2. Last updated Tue Oct 16, latest version arrat 2. Last updated March 4, latest version is 3.
This program is p20i under the Gnu GPL v. The following list of controllers are supported by cciss on distributions based on kernels before 2. Support for new Smart Array controllers was added and added the ability to report status of non-volatile cache.
On booting I found the message “modprobe: The installer comes pre-loaded with additional non-free firmware blobs which helps as you don’t need to modify the official iso’s. Installing the firmware-linux-nonfree package smat this issue not sure if not installing it penalizes the CPU too much though. Hpsa should be fine for new installs on these controllers, however.