The logical drives are presented to the block layer not to the SCSI midlayer. Linux kernel drivers 2. Most likely, you do not need these, as the cciss driver has been in the Linux kernel for a very long time, and most distributions will already have a cciss driver which will work for you as is. Debian package is greatly simplified. Warning is self-explaining I guess. It neither modifies bootloader grub or lilo. OS distros with warnings.
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This new driver will support new Smart Array products going forward, and the cciss driver will eventually be deprecated. With all the various distributions, it is difficult to come up with a set of bulletproof universal instructions lniux making such a switch, so we recommend that you simply continue to use cciss in such instances.
Both opensource and proprietary tools currently exist. Find More Posts by hokie You lihux have to create “Physical Volume s ” like c0dxp1 and so on as shown in diagram over that c0dx.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Files Device nodes The device naming scheme is as follows: Additionally, note that the driver will not engage the SCSI core at init time.
SmartArray – HWraid
Ccoss cciss driver must be informed that changes to the SCSI bus have been made. Find More Posts by unSpawn. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
Anonymous June 26, at Without this fix the system will panic on reboot when the Ccias cciss rpm has been uninstalled. OS distros with warnings.
cciss(4) – Linux man page
You should not expect any problems with theses drivers which are known to be mature and stable. Despites this tools doesn’t provide any high-end feature and can’t show anything about physical lniux, it’s nice for two reasons:. Removed unneeded lock in sysfs code. This applies to all Cisco networking devices as well as HP Procurve switches I don’t know about other vendors.
HP/Compaq SmartArray series
This program is licensed under the Gnu GPL v. This binary RPM may then be installed in the usual way, for instance: Download all attachments as: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.
If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! To install, download Debian cciss source package. Join our community today! Some development versions 2. You can use these if you have a supported distribution running a supported kernel.
Linux kernel drivers 2. Adil Mhaisker April 3, at 4: It also handle unexpected output changes and reminders until the status is fine again.
If the command cannot be aborted and the device cannot be reset, the device will be set offline. Use these for 2.
If 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. Fixed wrong usage of a pointer for sysfs symlink. The logical drives are presented to the block layer not to the SCSI midlayer. See these search results from hp.