> The Smart Array 6402 is fully supported by the 2.6.x Kernels. You can
> find in the "Block devices" menu.
Thanks, that's great news ;-)
> For the 2.4.xx kernels, I am not
> aware of the current status of the driver inside the kernel (same menu
Yes, one of the cciss developers already confirmed that there's full
support in 2.4.23
> You can find the latest version of the drivers on the HP
> web site. Unfortunatly the packages are only distributed for some
> supported distributions. So you will have to extract the source from
Will do, thanks. Slackware has rpm2tgz for this.
> Your Smart Array 6402 card offer you the same functionnality than RAID
> and LVM, but in hardware.
Please elaborate here, or point me in the direction of appropriate docs,
if available - thanks; the server hasn't been delivered yet, so I can't
start tinkering with it yet. I'm curious as to how the SA6402 offers an
LVM-equivalent solution? Does this mean I can omit setting up LVM, as
the SA6402 will take care of the details on a lower level? So, a
"virtual drive" in Smart Array parlance is equivalent to an LV under
> No. The Compaq System Utility (SCU) partition is not needed anymore.
> The ROM Based Setup Utility (RBSU) replace it now.
More good news - thanks.
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