Readme.txt Driver File Contents (

Readme file for RocketRAID 27xx SAS Controller BIOS

Copyright (C) HighPoint Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Last updated on Nov 19, 2009.

Please review this file for important information about compatibility issues and
differences in operation that were discovered after our product manuals were
created. In case of conflict among various parts of the documentation set, this
file contains the most current information.

Note: The latest firmware and product documentation will be available for
download at

This file is divided into the following major sections:

1. Software Version
2. Files Listing
3. Updating BIOS
4. Revision History

1. Software Version
    BIOS version: v1.0

2. Files Listing
    Readme.txt              This file
    load.exe                Flash utility for DOS
    hptflash.exe            Flash utility for Windows
    rr2710.v10              BIOS image file for RR2710
    rr2711.v10              BIOS image file for RR2711
    rr2720.v10              BIOS image file for RR2720
    rr2721.v10              BIOS image file for RR2721
    rr2722.v10              BIOS image file for RR2722

3. Updating BIOS
    The flash utility (load.exe) is used to update controller BIOS.
	load.exe must run under pure DOS environment. It cannot run in a DOS box
	on Windows system. You should boot from a DOS floppy without any device

    The following command line is used to launch the flash utility:

         load.exe [options] [filename]

    Command line options:

         /Q           Silent mode. The program will not prompt for you to
                      confirm the flashing process.

         /V           Verbose mode. The program will show more detailed
                      information about the flashing process.

         /S <bus>     Only search adapters on specified PCI bus. <bus>
                      specifies the PCI bus number (a value from 0 to 255).

         /D <device>  Only search adapters for specified PCI device number.
                      <device> specifies the PCI device number (a value from
                      0 to 31).

         /C           Configure BIOS parameters before updating.

    The Windows flash utility can be used to update controller BIOS under
    Windows. It requires the controller driver to be installed first.

4. Revision History
    v1.0 11/19/2009
       * First release
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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