ScsiPort-300000011/readme.txt Driver File Contents (ScsiPort-300000011.zip)

Driver Package File Name: ScsiPort-300000011.zip
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Windows Scsiport Driver
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The following list describes the contents provided in the Scsiport driver package: 

    \README.TXT     - This text file
    \TXTSETUP.OEM   - Text mode installation script
    \STEX           - Driver package label
    \I386\STEX.INF  - Driver installation script for x86 Windows OS
    \I386\STEX.CAT  - Windows catalog file for x86 Windows OS
    \I386\STEX.SYS  - Promise SuperTrak Scsiport driver for x86 Windows OS
    \AMD64\STEX.INF - Driver installation script for x64 Windows OS
    \AMD64\STEX.CAT - Windows catalog file for x64 Windows OS
    \AMD64\STEX.SYS - Promise SuperTrak Scsiport driver for x64 Windows OS

The Scsiport has been qualified with the following Operating Systems:

    - Windows 2000
    - Windows XP Professional x86 w/SP2
    - Windows Server 2003 x86 w/SP2

Although the Scsiport also work with other Windows platforms, it is strongly recommended 
to use the Storport driver for the following operating systems:

    - Windows XP Professional x64 w/SP2
    - Windows Server 2003 for x86 w/SP2
    - Windows Server 2003 for x64 w/SP2
    - Windows Vista Ultimate for x86
    - Windows Vista Ultimate for x64

    
Driver Installation Instructions
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The instructions below follow the standard driver installation instructions 
designated by Microsoft for the specified Windows platform. Promise does not 
deviate the installation instructions in any way. This driver package supports 
the following installation methods:

    1. Primary OS installation to the SuperTrak RAID Controller
    2. Installation after the SuperTrak hardware is installed to an existing 
       OS installation
    3. Existing SuperTrak driver update

This process requires the package contents be placed directly onto a blank 
floppy diskette.

Primary OS installation to the SuperTrak RAID Controller
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    Step 1: To install the OS directly to a SuperTrak Logical Drive, the user must 
            create the volume using the SuperBuild utility.
    Step 2: The SuperTrak Logical Drive must be included in the host system's boot 
            menu as a bootable device.
    Step 3: Insert the Windows OS CD into the CD/DVD-ROM of the host system and 
            boot to it.
    Step 4: Press the F6 key after the message is displayed to do so.
    Step 5: After the installation loads the base drivers, it will ask if you would 
            like to specify another driver. To do so, press the "s" key and insert 
            the Promise driver disk into the floppy drive. Select the correct 
            SuperTrak controller and OS platform and press the "enter" key.
    Step 6: Follow the standard installation instructions provided by Microsoft for 
            the remainder of the installation. 


Installation after SuperTrak hardware is installed to an existing OS Installation
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    Step 1: Select 'No, not this time' when Hardware Update Wizard prompts
    Step 2: Select 'Install from a list or specific location'
    Step 3: Select 'Don't search, I will choose the driver to install.'
    Step 4: Click 'Have Disk...' button and then enter the directory containing the 
            Scsiport driver (e.g., 'a:\i386' for 32-bit or 'a:\amd64' for 64-bit)
    Step 5: Follow the instructions to complete the installation
    
Note: You can use other form of media during the driver installation process such as 
      USB memory stick or CD. 
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