[CentOS] HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller Driver

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 22:37:35 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:14 PM, John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Kaushal Shriyan <kaushalshriyan at gmail.com>
>> I am trying to install CentOS 5.6 on HP DL 180 G6 which has HP Smart
>> Array B110i SATA RAID Controller Driver. I have 4 * 500 GB SATA HDD
>> and configured RAID 1+0 using System BIOS, the BIOS detects usable
>> disk space as 940GB disk space, when i start installing the OS, it
>> does not detect HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller Driver
>> As per
>> http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=15351&prodSeriesId=3884339&swItem=MTX-ee8b3f5c09a44b8aa259d07d3d&prodNameId=3884340&swEnvOID=4004&swLang=8&taskId=135&mode=4&idx=1
>> Is there a way to get .iso file during installation of CentOS Linux ?
> As mark said, did you create one (or more) logical drive(s) after you created the array?
> About the driver, they say: "The successful installation will replace the driver that shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5" which seems to imply that a working driver exists already...
> Also, remember for later that many hp tools/drivers do check the /etc/redhat-release for a specific Redhat release string...
> If they see "CentOS ..." instead of "Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5 (Tikanga)", it won't install.
> JD

Hi again

So what i understand is disable RAID mode on the BIOS and enable AHCI
mode and install the OS and install driver rpm and use the HP
proprietary solution and it would be a software raid or use mdadm
software RAID as provided by the OS ?

Please help me understand.



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