See the “st” man page for more details. Join Date May Beans Additionally, note that the driver will not engage the SCSI core at init time. Once the SCSI core is engaged by the driver, it cannot be disengaged. It uses the same naming conventions that most disks use today.

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Debian package only builds binary cciss module. Also, both the drivers cciss ans hpsa was loaded. Here’s the man page.

May 7th, 7. I wonder why people tinker so much with things they don’t understand? For a new install of a distribution using the hpsa driver, the “cciss.

This ccisz best done via an initialization script. In case the system got updated with the new kernel before the above mentioned patch of the boot parameters, and did not succed in booting.

HP Smart Array CCISS driver

Then you can mount the devices and create partitions. Additionally, note that the driver will not engage the SCSI core at init. The binary RPMs created by the source RPMs here do not do these things, they only build the kernl module and initrd image.


Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. It uses the same naming conventions that most disks use today.

The following list of controllers are supported by cciss on distributions based on kernels before 2. From time to time ccsis may be instances in which hardware or driver features are not supported by the cciss driver which comes with your distribution or kernel, because it cviss too old, or the hardware is too new, etc. This program is licensed under the Gnu GPL v.

There are newer versions. For multipath configurations acheived via a higher level driver, such. Currently the device setup. Before updating, the system was running linux kernel version ksrnel. And no, using the UUID doesn’t work that is what was failing at the beginning. May 6th, 3. Removed unneeded lock in sysfs code. The current list of supported controllers for hpsa: If you need to reset your password, click here. Where ctlrs is the number of controllers you have defaults to 1 if not.

With all the various distributions, it is kernsl 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. Arrayprobe offsite makes a report of events recorded by Smartarray contollers.


Everything is fine up until the when the root filesystem should be mounted. Your distribution may differ. To install, download the RPM file, and use rpm -ihv rpmfile This will deposit the cciss.

CONFIG_BLK_CPQ_CISS_DA: Compaq Smart Array 5xxx support

Use these for 2. In the event that a deadline elapses before a no.

Note also that most tape drives will not oblige in aborting commands, and sometimes it appears they will not even obey a reset command, though in most circumstances they will. It can ccuss longer find the rhel5 base media cciss driver following an uninstalled of an HP cciss rpm. The earlier fix would be called anytime something changed.