Last updated March 4, latest version is 4. Support for new Smart Array controllers was added and added the ability to report status of non-volatile cache. So in general, upgrading firmware is something you should do regardless of this issue. Added dynamic outstanding command turning on a per controller basis. This binary RPM may then be installed in the usual way, for instance:

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You can change the path by editing the file hpacucli change line 7 with vi in an ESXi shell. Most likely, you do not need these, as the cciss ccss 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.

March 19, at The hpsa driver is a SCSI driver, while the cciss driver is a block driver.

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Fixing permissions of executables Cleaned up code for adding and removing logical volumes. St google led me to this post and I couldn’t be more grateful to you for taking the time to write it.


I’m using clonezilla to an external 2 TB drive. Request a Product Feature. Read of GPT header failed on “mpx. This feature has been removed, as any Smart Arrays not known to cciss are now presumed to be claimed by the hpsa driver. Looks like I need to pull the esxo out of the external and drop it directly into a spare desktop.

Heino August 5, at I did this by running: Debian package only builds binary cciss module. The Pi controller uses hpsa driver version 5. Final Solution So after much gnashing of teeth, it was fairly simple to solve. I ccise used Clonezilla to image the current partitions to my new external drive. No longer spins up idle spare drives.

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Fixed issue where controllers that had no configured volumes did not show up in the OS. This new driver will support new Smart Array products going forward, and the cciss driver will eventually be deprecated.

It is weird on my system. Hi Valentin, please compare the versions of the hpsa driver that is used for the Pi controller between a working and a non-working system.


By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Look inside the script to find out where these lock files are created and remove them before calling it again. Some development versions 2. Hpsa should be fine for new installs on these controllers, however.

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This will of course also require a reboot of the hosts Andreas Peetz September 29, at 3: I haven’t tried that, but it looks like it is mainly meant for the initial RAID configuration on a eesxi deployed host. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Awesome stuff, picked up a new client still running 4. The hpsa driver is available in the kernel. Expanding an array as I speak.