That is, there are some kernels which have overlapping sets of controllers supported by both hpsa and cciss. The difference between the two drivers can be summarized as follows: Between Linux kernel versions 3. Tags boot failure , cciss , driver , linux Thread Tools. The only disk devices that are presented to the kernel are logical drives that the array controller constructs from regions on the physical drives.

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Here’s a sample report from arrayprobe 2. Join Date Sep Location Behind you!

Join Date May Beans To disable the monitoring thread, set the polling interval to 0 seconds: May 6th, 1. This is best done via an initialization script.

Some development versions 2. The no-operation command must complete. This binary RPM may then be installed in the usual way, for instance: Beans 1, Distro Ubuntu May 7th, 7. At least test the changes before releasing them to the community.


You also need to make nodes for these partitions. Last updated March 4, latest version is 4. This obsolete driver was removed from the kernel in version 4. Mkinitrd has changed on rhel5u1 and higher systems. X tarballs Last updated November 01,latest version is 3.

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May 6th, 4. It can be as simple as the new kernel is misconfigured somehow? Fixed issue where controllers that had no configured volumes did not show up in the OS.

CONFIG_BLK_CPQ_CISS_DA: Compaq Smart Array 5xxx support

Logs to syslog, and optionally, sends SNMP traps. The Linux kernel version 3.

The cciss can now support up to 32 controllers in the system. 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.

Use these for systems using 2. There may be other software designed to work with cciss e. The system would panic when deleting many logical volumes at one time. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. In this case, it is just a text file, documentation, meant for human consumption.


Here’s the man page. The hpsa driver ccis available in the kernel.

Ubuntu Manpage: cciss – HP Smart Array block driver

This patch will get called only once for each controller. Use these for 2.

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