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Bug 235352 - CCISS does not support arrays with over 2TB capacity
CCISS does not support arrays with over 2TB capacity
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 222852
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Kernel Manager
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-04-05 07:36 EDT by Jani Myyry
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-25 10:03:19 EDT
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Description Jani Myyry 2007-04-05 07:36:29 EDT
Description of problem:

The current RHEL5 CCISS (HP Smart Array) driver does not recognize
arrays with capacities over 2TB which are supported by recent HP
SAS/SATA controllers and MSA60/70 enclosures. The upstream already
supports large arrays and the newest RHEL5 kernel seems to work with
the same patch(es). More info:


We are using the first patch with a P800 controller and MSA60
enclosure (750GB SATA drives). The second patch seems to fix problems
in some situations so it might be wise to include it as well.

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Comment 1 Tom Coughlan 2007-05-25 10:03:19 EDT
cciss support for > 2TB is included in a driver update planned for 5.1. See BZ

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 222852 ***

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