But honestly, you’ll need an old HP Firmware disk or a supported operating system to run firmware updates on that controller. Some development versions 2. Here’s the man page. Having a problem logging in? 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. 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.
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HP Smart Array CCISS driver
The current list of supported controllers for hpsa: This is because at driver init time,the SCSI core may not yet be initialized because the driver is a block driver artay attempting to register it with the SCSI core in such a case would cause a hang. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
With using a kernel version 2. And also lsscsi does only show the DVD drive, but no disks. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in short read.
Running a quick test on my DL36t0 G3 looks like its going to be easier and better to install all the HP management agents. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. If you really want cciss on RHEL7 checkout the elrepo directory. Last updated March 4, latest version is 3. Because np read will create a write to the inode to change file access time.
This is simply because making the switch is somewhat complex and it is easy to make a mistake or forget something and get your system into an unbootable state. 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.
Sure you can go with HP SmartArray 6i. What i would do? Probably your storage controller is Adaptec model I am not sure the card is a true hardware RAID controller.
That server predates Ubuntu! Mkinitrd has changed on rhel5u1 and higher systems. I’m going to give that a thorough read this weekend. Originally Posted by Electro RAID-5 performance is known for its multiple writes and high write throughput, but it has poor read throughput.
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smrt Added a procfs interface so users can tell the driver to rescan our devices. Obviously I can’t backup this to tape without some seriously shiney shoes!
Fixed “out of memory” error introduced in the 2. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? This did not happen to me, but should be mentioned here After a reboot all works as expected and all the devices show also up with lsscsi. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.
Instructions on Installing drivers for smart array 6i on hp dl380 g4
That’s the reason why i asked to check the battery pack of the controller. The system would panic when deleting many logical volumes at one time. If it is, then you should have a lot more bandwidth such as at least 60 megabytes smary second.
Smarr older boards have not been tested and are not supported with hpsaand cciss 4 should still be used for these. Writing to this attribute will cause the driver to scan for new, changed, or removed devices e.
In fact, you could extract the source tarballs from the source RPMs by using rpm2cpio. Normally a rescan is triggered automatically by HP’s Array Smaart Utility either the GUI or the command-line variety ; thus, for logical drive changes, the user should not normally have to use this attribute.