Debian package only builds binary cciss module. The intent with newer kernels 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. 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 or kernel, because it is too old, or the hardware is too new, etc. Cleaned up code for adding and removing logical volumes. Use these for 2. Site Search Library linux docs linux man pages page load time Toys world sunlight moon phase trace explorer.

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Has anyone ever seen a tutorial on why devices are set up this way?

SmartArray – HWraid

Some models of Smart Array are not able to honor this parameter. Fixed issue where controllers that had no configured volumes did not show up in the OS. Logs to syslog, and optionally, sends SNMP traps. Cfiss you’ve been using cciss already on these controllers, it is not recommended that you attempt to upgrade your running system to switch from cciss to hpsa unless you have a very good reason to do so and know what you are doing.


HP/Compaq SmartArray series

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Join our community today! 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.

A new Smart Array driver called “hpsa” has been accepted into the main line linux kernel as of Dec 18,in linux The package for our repository comes with integration that periodically run the script lihux an initscript. Last updated March 4, latest version is 4. Linux kernel drivers 2.

Fixed race condition that could show up during driver init. The only disk devices that are presented cclss the kernel are logical drives that the array controller constructs from regions on the physical drives. You’ll find out soon enough if you do try to use it. Last updated March 4, latest version is 3.

These won’t work with very old kernels such as the 2. BSalunke September 3, at 2: The cciss driver previously contained a feature which would enable it by default to run on Smart Array controllers which it did not explicitly recognize except so far as to be able to determine that they were some sort of Smart Array.


cciss(4) – Linux man page

You don’t have anything to do to get it working, just install cciss-vol-status package. There may be other software designed to work with cciss e.

Warning is self-explaining I guess. Find More Posts by TB0ne. Anonymous June 27, at The hpsa driver is available in the kernel.

Here’s the man page. Management and reporting tools 3. Fixed issue where ACU would hang after several operations.

HP Smart Array CCISS driver

Open Source Consulting Ccies Registration. What are these dvices? Fixed wrong usage of a pointer for sysfs symlink. Create a directory and unpack the tarball. Additionally, note that the driver will not engage the SCSI core at init time. Anonymous March 28, at To install, download Debian cciss source package.