The cciss driver must be informed that changes to the SCSI bus. If you really want cciss on RHEL7 checkout the elrepo directory. For a new install of a distribution using the hpsa driver, the “cciss. Join Date May Beans The cciss driver participates in this protocol to some extent. The system would panic when deleting many logical volumes at one time. The driver must be directed to dynamically engage the SCSI core via.

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cciss(4): HP Smart Array block driver – Linux man page

On that server I tried: If removing the module was intended, why is the package “cciss-vol-status” still offered? Please visit this page to lijux all LQ-related cookies. If a failure occurs. You may try to use these to build a binary RPM.

[SOLVED] OpenSUSE update kernel to version and HP Smartarray raid = boot fail

Fixed issue where controllers that had no configured volumes did not show up in the OS. Where ctlrs is kernsl number of controllers you have defaults to 1 if not.

This driver is known to work with the following cards: The earlier fix would be called anytime something changed. See the “st” man page for more details. The hpsa driver has the ability to claim unknown Smart Arrays, however this is turned off by default so that it does not try to claim older controllers meant to be claimed by the cciss driver.


Initially, there was some overlap in the boards which these two drivers support.

The time now is Logs to syslog, and optionally, sends SNMP traps. Note also that most tape drives will not oblige in aborting commands, and sometimes it appears they will not even obey a reset command, though in most circumstances they will.

The Linux kernel version 3. To enable the monitor threads, the compile time option must be enabled. SCSI tape drive and medium changer support.

Anyone with linnux, please advise. Your distribution may differ. The time now is Fixed bug where deleting logical volumes could hang the system.

Once the SCSI core is engaged by the driver, it cannot be disengaged. After upgrading a server that was also running Before updating, the system was running linux kernel version 3.

Additionally, note that the driver will not engage the SCSI core at init. So, here it goes! The driver xciss now support up to 32 controllers in the system. BB code is On. This option prevents the cciss driver from attempting to kfrnel any controllers that the hpsa 4 driver is capable of controlling, which is to say, the cciss driver is restricted by this option to the following controllers: Hot plug support for SCSI tape drives.


cciss(4) – Linux man page

The monitor threads allow the driver to detect such. If linix, what’s the reasoning behind removing the module? Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. After updating the boot loader and rebooting the system, it is linuux to update the kernel to version 3.

To change the polling interval, to say, 60 seconds: