This content has been marked as final. Last updated March 4, latest version is 3. Fixed sysfs link issue. The earlier fix would be called anytime something changed. 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.

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Later, after checking this one out a bit more, I’ll edit this to reflect what I find. This feature has been removed, as any Smart Arrays not known to cciss are now presumed to be claimed by the hpsa driver. There are newer versions.

Loading cciss driver hang

However, if I have any array raid 0,1 or 5 with 1, 2 ccsis or 4 drives it hangs. It contains the new cciss scsi driver hpsa and an assortment of driver updates and bug fixes. Arrayprobe which may need modifications to work with the hpsa driver.

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You may need firmware blobs found at here and here and instructions found at installation manual chapter 6. Without this fix the system will panic on reboot when the HP cciss rpm has been uninstalled.

HP Smart Array CCISS driver

Last updated March 4, latest version is 3. Fixed a bug found by the L1 test suite. After installation and boot from internal storage some fixes: Find More Posts by flyinggeorge. Use these for 2.

Additionally, note that the driver will not engage the SCSI core at init time. It used not be used automatically by the kernel. I wish I could tell you more about this. The hpsa driver is available in the kernel. Solution is to install firmware-linux-nonfree Jessie? Hangs loading cciss driver during installation of 3. For a new install of a distribution using the hpsa driver, the “cciss.

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. In fact, you could extract the source tarballs from the source RPMs by using rpm2cpio.


Information on official HP support offerings for Debian can be found on http: The loaeing list of controllers that are supported by cciss only: NIC 3,4 worked fine. Removed unneeded lock in sysfs code.

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Debian package is greatly simplified. The hpsa driver is a scsi driver, while the cciss driver is a block driver. Hi, I’m trying to install slack Review the red hat enterprise linux life cycle policy. More details are available in this HP-provided document.

Last edited by Didier Spaier; at The kernel module ccisswhich comes with the 2. With using a kernel version 2. After a complete slack