We would be buying some new servers proliant. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. And no, using the UUID doesn’t work that is what was failing at the beginning. To enable this feature of hpsa, the module parameter hpsa. This network controller is supported by the bnx2 driver, but requires external non-free firmware. Post as a guest Name.

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Installing the firmware-linux-nonfree package solves this issue not sure if not installing it penalizes the CPU too much though. The intent with newer kernels 2. Either way, I’d remove the bad disk or work with the people who sold you the system to arrange for replacement.

May 7th, 8. Despites this tools doesn’t provide any high-end feature and can’t show anything about physical disks, it’s nice for two reasons:. However, if use the defaults with a new generation Smart Array Pxxx and you later upgrade to Debian 7 ccisa anything else that runs kernel version 2.


I would suggest disabling hardware raid and setting up software raid or no raid at all until the driver makes its way on the Linux Kernel, if it ever does.

May 16th, The current list of supported controllers for hpsa: I would like to install Arch Linux onto this machine, but I’m experiencing the following difficulties: More details are available in this HP-provided document.

Package: cciss-vol-status (1.11-2)

See the “st” man page for more details. Disks’s cache aren’t protected by controller’s battery. I think there used to be yet another driver for the ancient Compaq Smart Array controllers, but that is not relevant with modern hardware. The installer will detect the absence of this firmware and prompt you for it at install-time. Limited Atonement 2 Updates for kdump support Changes since 3.

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

Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Here is the original Linux Smart Array driver information page: We would be buying some new servers proliant. May 6th, 4.

Hpsa should be fine for new installs on these controllers, however. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.


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After upgrading a server that was also running The system would panic when deleting many logical volumes at one time. Fixed “out of memory” error introduced in the 2. The binary RPMs created by the source RPMs here do not do these things, they only build the driver module and initrd image.

The followup question is here: Works fine, but after reboot no display visible.

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After installation and boot from internal storage some fixes: You can use these if you have a supported distribution running a supported kernel. Originally Posted by Ser Olmy. Non non-free firmware required!

Let me know if I need to provide any more information, and if you have any tips on getting archlinux installed onto this machine. Is it possible to re-compile the kernel to include the drivers?