Bug#661057: linux-2.6: hpsa driver does not support multipath on Smart Array 712m with latest firmware
On Thu, 2012-02-23 at 20:37 +0000, Steven Williamson wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Severity: important
> Tags: patch
> The hpsa driver fails to correctly assign devices when there are
> multiple paths on at least the Smart Array 712m with the latest
> The end result is only one device node is created in /dev and multipath
> tools then only detect one path.
> Applying the patch here:
> to the current stable version of the squeeze kernel fixes the issue.
> This was tested on a Smart Array 712m, connected via 2 SAS switches to a
> HP P2000 G3 SAS Array.
This sounds important; why has it not been sent to Linus for 3.3 (and
If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.