Re: device support in hpasa, was: Re: OOPS from cciss_ioctl in 4.12+git

From: Hannes Reinecke
Date: Fri Jul 07 2017 - 12:05:30 EST

On 07/07/2017 05:03 PM, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On 07/07/2017 09:00 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 12:55:04PM +0300, Meelis Roos wrote:
>>>> Also we're trying to move people away from the cciss driver, can you
>>>> check if the hpsa SCSI driver works for you as well?
>>> I have older adapter:
>>> Compaq Computer Corporation Smart Array 64xx [0e11:0046] (rev 01)
>>> That does not seem to be supported by hpsa AFAICS.
>> Looks like. Although hpsa has support for various SA5 controllers
>> it seems like it decided to skip all Compaq branded controllers.
>> As far as I can tell we could simply add support for those to
>> hpsa. Ccing hpsa folks to figure out if that's the case.
> Pretty sure Hannes had a patch he tested for that, he talked about
> that back at LSFMM earlier this year. Hannes?
Oh, I do.
hpsa is working happily on SLES for _all_ SmartArray controllers.
You need to enable 'hpsa_allow_any=1', though.
But I'm perfectly happy with making that the default and drop cciss


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