The binary RPMs created by the source RPMs here do not do these things, they only build the driver module and initrd image. Debian package only builds binary cciss module. Last updated March 4, latest version is 3. This binary RPM may then be installed in the usual way, for instance: Create a directory and unpack the tarball. Sign up using Facebook. Change to this directory, and execute:

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This program is licensed under the Gnu GPL v. The installer will detect the absence of this firmware and prompt you for it at install-time.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Alternatively, you can obtain non-official CD images with external firmware loading enabled; see Firmware.

Here’s the man page. The server has also a 2-port Pi Smart Array controller integrated on the mainboard. Additionally, note that the driver will not engage the SCSI core at init time. 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. Last updated March 4, latest version is 4.


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Works fine, no firmware needed. No longer spins up idle spare drives. To install, download the RPM file, and use rpm -ihv rpmfile This will deposit the cciss.

The installer comes pre-loaded with additional non-free firmware blobs which helps as you don’t need to modify the official iso’s. The intent with newer kernels 2. Yep, you can do it but only via ACU sorry it’s just a straightforward raid migrationso the question is why can’t you get ACU working It can no longer find the rhel5 base media cciss driver following an uninstalled of e2200i HP cciss rpm.

To avoid this, you can modify your install e00i to include the needed firmware. Works fine, but after reboot no display visible. Your distribution may differ.

I searched with some breaks nearly a week around to find a way to workaround. If you use the installer on the link it should work fine except for what was mentioned on the installation report. Fixed sysfs link issue. Typically this is used to allow installation of operating systems from media that predates the RAID controller, though it may also be used to enable hpsa to drive older controllers that would normally be handled by the cciss 4 driver. This new driver will support new Smart E020i products going forward, and the cciss driver will eventually be deprecated.


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Use these for 2. Repository details may be found at: So far, I haven’t had any luck duplicating this problem.

It neither modifies kinux grub or lilo. If you really want cciss on RHEL7 checkout the elrepo directory. See also the kernel documentation for further explanation. Supported hardware The hpsa driver supports the following Smart Array boards: Use these for systems using 2. Information on official HP support offerings for Debian can be found on http: 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.