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* RECOMMENDED * HP Dynamic Smart Array SATA RAID Controller Driver for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x86)

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Type: Driver - Storage Controller
Version: 1.2.8-160(12 Mar 2014)
Operating System(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Multi-part download
File name: kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm (704 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm (704 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm (704 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm (704 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm (703 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm (704 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm (703 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm (704 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm (705 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm (705 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm (705 KB)
File name: kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm (705 KB)
This RPM is used to provide binary driver modules that have been pre-built for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x86) to enable the HP Smart Array B120i/B320i SATA RAID controller.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

ffe068e1b8710b91cb7c3cfc4396d9b5 kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm
2171dfd8794f7dff99ae3062f6bc2615 kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm
5acfeea1bc861e91cdd940ac0efdd126 kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm
0e05a18a696f3e9674257713883028ab kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm
1392aec47457688a812e9d3330055c5b kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm
56bbec2127fe13ef085a275dbcc4bed3 kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm
d34979caaee1a96974431bd0b5e78189 kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm
d609461aa5bed0a4ef52ed422185fd3b kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm
2b3af30dc8c1411fe7ab6ffdeb4c822f kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm
4919873a9267f2e3ee2b8d5ce06ecc4a kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm
b015f735f4ab3780bc04c1a0d2a9e22c kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm
273478fb5501bfe6404f0ddc6b1b162e kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Login as the system administrator (root), download the RPM to a directory on
your hard drive and change to that directory.

To install or upgrade the driver type:

# rpm -Uvh Kmod-hpvsa-{kernel-flavor}-<version>.<OSupdate>.i686.rpm

Setup is now complete. Please REBOOT your computer NOW!!

NOTE: If the installation fails or if you see any warning or error messages, STOP, do NOT reboot the computer. The driver will not be operational and you must uninstall the driver by typing the following command:

# rpm -e Kmod-hpvsa-{kernel-flavor}-<version>.<OSupdate>.i686.rpm

Customer Service
For support for ProLiant Smart Array controllers, please visit
http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/contact_us.html


End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Supported Devices and Features:

SUPPORTED KERNELS:
The kernels of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x86) supported by this binary rpm are:
2.6.18-274.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 7 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 7.
2.6.18-308.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 8 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 8.
2.6.18-348.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 9 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 9.
2.6.18-371.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 10 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 10.

 


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fix for CA referenced below titled “SPP HOT FIX - HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers - DRIVER UPGRADE REQUIRED to Avoid NMI in Linux on HP ProLiant Servers Under Heavy Load and Low Memory Configured with HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i / B320i Controllers Using the Optional FBWC”
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c04184273

Version:1.2.12 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Spin lock update to fix a potential boot hang.
Enhancements

  • Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 11.

Version:1.2.8-160 (12 Mar 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fix for CA referenced below titled “SPP HOT FIX - HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers - DRIVER UPGRADE REQUIRED to Avoid NMI in Linux on HP ProLiant Servers Under Heavy Load and Low Memory Configured with HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i / B320i Controllers Using the Optional FBWC”
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c04184273


Version:1.2.8-140 (18 Feb 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Added Optical drive support improvements.


Version:1.2.8-130 (6 Nov 2013)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 10.


Version:1.2.6-26 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes to handle systems which attempt to exceed virtual memory.


Version:1.2.6-27 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Kernel panics no longer occur on systems which attempt to exceed virtual memory.

Enhancements

Updated driver to support new servers with increased CPU core count.


Version:1.2.6-11 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


RAIDstack cache fix.

Enhancements

General performance enhancement. Updates to /sysfs to provide better driver information.


Version:1.2.4-4 (4 Sep 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Added support to take advantage of NUMA for increased performance.
  • Included sysfs attributes, to aid in the collection of data.

Version:1.2.2-3 (4 Jun 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Initial release to support HP Smart Array B120i/B320i SATA RAID Controller.



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Type: Driver - Storage Controller
Version: 1.2.8-160(12 Mar 2014)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)

Description

This RPM is used to provide binary driver modules that have been pre-built for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x86) to enable the HP Smart Array B120i/B320i SATA RAID controller.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with the following MD5 Checksum values:

ffe068e1b8710b91cb7c3cfc4396d9b5 kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm
2171dfd8794f7dff99ae3062f6bc2615 kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm
5acfeea1bc861e91cdd940ac0efdd126 kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm
0e05a18a696f3e9674257713883028ab kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm
1392aec47457688a812e9d3330055c5b kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm
56bbec2127fe13ef085a275dbcc4bed3 kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm
d34979caaee1a96974431bd0b5e78189 kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u7.i686.rpm
d609461aa5bed0a4ef52ed422185fd3b kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u9.i686.rpm
2b3af30dc8c1411fe7ab6ffdeb4c822f kmod-hpvsa-PAE-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm
4919873a9267f2e3ee2b8d5ce06ecc4a kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm
b015f735f4ab3780bc04c1a0d2a9e22c kmod-hpvsa-xen-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u10.i686.rpm
273478fb5501bfe6404f0ddc6b1b162e kmod-hpvsa-rhel5-1.2.8-160.rhel5u8.i686.rpm

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Login as the system administrator (root), download the RPM to a directory on
your hard drive and change to that directory.

To install or upgrade the driver type:

# rpm -Uvh Kmod-hpvsa-{kernel-flavor}-<version>.<OSupdate>.i686.rpm

Setup is now complete. Please REBOOT your computer NOW!!

NOTE: If the installation fails or if you see any warning or error messages, STOP, do NOT reboot the computer. The driver will not be operational and you must uninstall the driver by typing the following command:

# rpm -e Kmod-hpvsa-{kernel-flavor}-<version>.<OSupdate>.i686.rpm

Customer Service
For support for ProLiant Smart Array controllers, please visit
http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/contact_us.html


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Supported Devices and Features:

SUPPORTED KERNELS:
The kernels of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x86) supported by this binary rpm are:
2.6.18-274.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 7 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 7.
2.6.18-308.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 8 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 8.
2.6.18-348.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 9 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 9.
2.6.18-371.el5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 10 (x86) and future errata kernels for update 10.

 


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fix for CA referenced below titled “SPP HOT FIX - HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers - DRIVER UPGRADE REQUIRED to Avoid NMI in Linux on HP ProLiant Servers Under Heavy Load and Low Memory Configured with HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i / B320i Controllers Using the Optional FBWC”
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c04184273

Revision History

Version:1.2.12 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Spin lock update to fix a potential boot hang.
Enhancements

  • Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 11.

Version:1.2.8-160 (12 Mar 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fix for CA referenced below titled “SPP HOT FIX - HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers - DRIVER UPGRADE REQUIRED to Avoid NMI in Linux on HP ProLiant Servers Under Heavy Load and Low Memory Configured with HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i / B320i Controllers Using the Optional FBWC”
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c04184273


Version:1.2.8-140 (18 Feb 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Added Optical drive support improvements.


Version:1.2.8-130 (6 Nov 2013)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 10.


Version:1.2.6-26 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes to handle systems which attempt to exceed virtual memory.


Version:1.2.6-27 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Kernel panics no longer occur on systems which attempt to exceed virtual memory.

Enhancements

Updated driver to support new servers with increased CPU core count.


Version:1.2.6-11 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


RAIDstack cache fix.

Enhancements

General performance enhancement. Updates to /sysfs to provide better driver information.


Version:1.2.4-4 (4 Sep 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Added support to take advantage of NUMA for increased performance.
  • Included sysfs attributes, to aid in the collection of data.

Version:1.2.2-3 (4 Jun 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Initial release to support HP Smart Array B120i/B320i SATA RAID Controller.