With all the various distributions, it is difficult 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. If you use the installer on the link it should work fine except for what was mentioned on the installation report. To install, download Debian cciss source package. Based on my reading, the smart array drivers have been included in the linux kernel for a while now, but perhaps I need some drivers anyway? You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. It used not be used automatically by the kernel.

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The reason however for the requirement of upgrade is that Amanda had started to exhibit regression errors which weren’t being fixed in This new driver will support new Smart Array products going forward, and the cciss driver will eventually be deprecated. The system would panic when deleting many logical volumes at one time. Based on my reading, the smart array drivers have been included in the linux kernel for a while now, but perhaps I need some drivers anyway?

See the “st” man page for more details. One would have expected a more professional approach from the kernel team than just “meh, it probably works”. Here is an example:. Ccids doesn’t include Debian, but still good info.


Download all attachments as: See also the kernel documentation for further explanation.

HP/Compaq SmartArray series

May 7th, 7. Denian Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Installation report in Daily Builds Daily builds are available from the d-i devel page. And now you won’t have to, since as of kernel 4.

There are newer versions. These won’t work with very old kernels such as the 2.

HP/ProLiant – Debian Wiki

Added a procfs interface so users can tell the driver to rescan our devices. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. 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. The package for our repository comes with integration that periodically run the script through an initscript. Now I’m torn between finding a solution to this problem cciss vs. Ccizs is, there are some kernels which have overlapping sets of controllers supported by both hpsa and cciss.

In the case of kernels with cciss and hpsa drivers which do have overlapping ccsis of supported controllers, by default, cciss will claim these devices if it is loaded prior to hpsa which it normally will be. 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 “events” reported by the controller, cpqarrayd in real time, arrayprobe after the fact. Download in other formats: Devian also a 3.


Hewlett Packard Ddbian International. During installation, debian cant see the raid we created, instead it see each disk. Originally Posted by Ser Olmy. X tarballs Last updated November 01,latest version is 3. You may need firmware blobs found at here and here and instructions found at installation manual chapter 6. Use these for systems using 2.

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But the real issue here is the age of the server, coupled with the presumed newness of your ArchLinux distribution and kernel.

Fixed sysfs link issue.