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 http://www.highpoint-tech.com 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 drivers. 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 releaseDownload Driver Pack
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.
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