I can’t comment on this much as I haven’t tried it, but from my so far very brief perusing of the code it appears to be alright at first glance, basically doing the expected things. In the case of kernels with cciss and hpsa drivers which do have overlapping sets of supported controllers, by default, cciss will claim these devices if it is loaded prior to hpsa which it normally will be. Currently this server is running CentOS 6. In these instances you may wish to try the source RPMs or tarballs provided here. Updates for kdump support Changes since 3. That said, installing an older version of RHEL defeats our purposes.
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The hpsa driver is a SCSI driver, while the cciss driver is a block driver. Press enter to start installation. Logs to syslog, and optionally, sends SNMP traps. Last updated March 4, latest version is cemtos. The following list of controllers are supported by cciss on distributions based on kernels before 2. That is, there are some kernels which have overlapping sets of controllers supported by both hpsa and cciss.
I’m trying on a proliant G5. Boot from the installation media again. I’m trying to mimic an offsite environment that our code will cetnos running on later.
HP Smart Array CCISS driver
Background I managed to install CentOS 6. Preparing the installation media The installation process requires to have locally as files ccise driver disk and the latest CentOS 7 installer.
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The process of loading will be displayed:. Enter the driver number in the illustration the number is 1 since only one driver is provided and then press “Enter”.
The second was a problem. If iLO Virtual Media is accessible both installer and driver disk files should be selected and connected as virtual devices in the window of the applet:.
CentOS – man page for cciss (centos section 4)
Note that iLO has an important role in the administration of HP server systems! Last updated Tue Oct 16, latest version is 2. There are newer versions.
Board index All times are UTC. Finally a VNC viewer should be started and connected to the address and session number displayed before by Anaconda. To build the source tarballs: The binary RPMs created by the source RPMs here do not do these things, they only build the driver centso and initrd image. Fixed issue where ACU would hang after several operations. Fixed a panic that could arise during an insmod and rmmod of the cciss driver. This feature has been removed, as any Smart Arrays not known to cciss are now presumed to be claimed by the hpsa driver.
Is there another way to do this step? Issues related to hardware problems. You may try to use these to build a binary RPM.
[CentOS-docs] cciss solution for CentOS 7
To mark it for a further use do enter “2” and press “Enter”. An easier and safer way is to use the original installer without modificationsand instruct Anaconda to read the module from so called “driver disk”, during the pre-installation process.
Currently this server is running CentOS 6.