After many days and countless wasted hours of troublehooting this issue, I finally found a solution. For a new install of a distribution using the hpsa driver, the “cciss. You may try to use these to build a binary RPM. This new driver will support new Smart Array products going forward, and the cciss driver will eventually be deprecated. Initially, there was some overlap in the boards which these two drivers support.
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The current list of supported controllers for hpsa: Originally Posted by DerPC. The time now is Mkinitrd has changed on rhel5u1 and higher systems.
Here exactly the same as the OP describes. In fact, you could extract the source tarballs from the source Getoo by using rpm2cpio. Updates for kdump support Changes since 3.
[server] CCISS kernel mod missing from USLTS rendering server unbootable after upgrade
Cleaned up code for adding and removing logical volumes. Added dynamic outstanding command turning on a per controller basis. May 16th, The system would panic when deleting many logical volumes at one ccjss. May 6th, 2. Hmm, yeah, maybe I should go with the old fashioned way of setting up the kernel and maybe try hardened-sources too I’ve run servers not mission critical ones though on vanilla-sources before with few problems.
Fixed a bug found by the L1 test suite. Without this fix the system will panic on reboot when the HP cciss rpm has been uninstalled.
Thu Mar 02, May 6th, 3. So far, I haven’t had any luck duplicating this problem.
HP Smart Array CCISS driver
The hpsa driver is available in the kernel. Booting with the On that server I tried: This is simply ccss 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. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc.
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Sun May 28, May 6th, 4. If you would like to run hpsa instead, there is a new module parameter to cciss, “cciss. Wed Aug 17, 5: Create a directory and unpack the tarball.
One would have expected a more professional approach from the kernel team than just “meh, it probably works”. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Hosting by Gossamer Threads Inc. Fri Mar 03, 6: 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 cckss you simply continue to use cciss in such instances.