readme.txt Driver File Contents (rr640-bios-v1.0-100107.zip)

Readme file for RocketRAID 640 Controller BIOS

Copyright (C) HighPoint Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Last updated on Jan 7, 2010.

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
    rr640.v10            BIOS image file for RR640
    640load.108          Autoloader for RR640

    Note: Default setting of BIOS does not support booting from RAID controller.
    For booting support, please enalbe INT13 support when flashing BIOS.
        Load.exe: Use -c option to enable INT13 support.

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:

         /A           Update Autoload.

         /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.
	


4. Revision History
====================

   v1.0 1/7/2010
       * 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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