README.TXT Driver File Contents (q4010winSTOR32v2108.zip)

QLogic iSCSI Adapter SCSI Stor Miniport Driver for Windows Server 2003


Contents
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1.    OS Support
2.    Supported Features
3.    Release History
4.    Creating the Driver Diskette or Folder
5.    Installing the Driver
5.1.  Initial OS installation with the QLogic iSCSI Adapter as Boot
      or as Add-On
5.2.  Adding the QLogic iSCSI Adapter to the Existing OS
5.3.  Updating the Existing Driver
6.    Removing the Driver
7.    Limitations
8.    Additional Notes
9.    Driver Package Content
10.   Contacting QLogic

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1. OS Support
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This release has been tested with Windows Server 2003.
Other versions of Windows are not supported.

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2. Supported Features
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The Windows driver supports the iSCSI features provided by the QLogic
iSCSI Adapter.

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3. Release History
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Please refer to Release Notes.

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4. Creating the Driver Diskette or Folder
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Follow these steps to create the driver disk:

1. Locate the driver you want on the QLogic website
   (http://www.qlogic.com). From the "Quick Links" drop down menu,  
   select iSCSI HBAs option, and then select the HBA for which you want 
   to download drivers.
2. If prompted "Would you like to open the file or save it to your
   computer?" choose "Save".  Specify a temporary location on the 
   hard drive and download the driver.
3. Insert a blank diskette in the diskette drive A: if you are
   extracting to a diskette.
4. Run the self-extracting file you just downloaded specifying
   A:\ for "Unzip To Folder:" or to the folder where driver files
   will be located.

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5. Installing the Driver
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This section is divided into the following three sections:
. Initial OS installation with the QLogic iSCSI Adapter as Boot
  or as Add-On
. Adding the QLogic iSCSI Adapter to the Existing OS
. Updating the Existing Driver

NOTE:
. The QLogic iSCSI Adapter adapter is a multifunction device. When
  installed in a PNP system, the OS will detect two functions for each
  adapter: Ethernet Controller and Network Controller. The Network
  Controller refers to the iSCSI function.

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5.1.  Initial OS installation with the QLogic iSCSI Adapter as Boot
      or as Add-On
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NOTE:
. You must create a driver disk (see section 4) when installing the OS
  and the QLogic iSCSI Adapter. You cannot install the QLogic iSCSI
  Adapter driver directly from the QLogic CD.

Perform the following steps to install Windows with the QLogic iSCSI
Adapter driver when the QLogic iSCSI Adapter is attached to a
bootable device:

1.  Start the Windows installation procedure using the Setup disks or
    CD.
2.  If you are booting using the Windows installation CD, press F6 when
    the following message displays:
    "Press F6 if you want to install a third party SCSI or RAID"
    After all the standard devices have been loaded,
    press S to Specify Additional Device. Go to step 5.
3.  If you are booting from the Windows installation floppy disks,
    after the standard devices have been detected and configured,
    press S to specify additional Device.
4.  Select Other and press ENTER.
5.  Insert the QLogic driver disk created in section 4 and press
    ENTER.
6.  Select the QLogic iSCSI Adapter, then press ENTER.
7.  Continue with standard installation procedure.

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5.2. Adding the QLogic iSCSI Adapter to the Existing OS
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Perform the following steps to add the QLogic iSCSI Adapter's driver
to an existing Windows system:

1.  Install the QLogic iSCSI Adapter in the appropriate slot on your
    computer.
2.  Restart or power up your computer, and log in as Administrator.
3.  When your computer powers up, Windows detects the newly installed
    device, then displays the Found New Hardware Wizard with Ethernet
    Controller message. The Found New Hardware Wizard program is
    launched to begin installing the QLogic NULL driver for the
    QLogic iSCSI Adapter.
4.  Select Install from a list or specific location (Advanced). click
    Next.
5.  Select the Search for the best driver in these locations option,
    and type or browse the path to the QLogic driver directory. For
    example:
    A:\
6.  Insert the QLogic driver disk in an appropriate drive, and click
    next.
7.  When the Security Alert - Driver Installation dialog box appears
    click Yes.
8.  In the Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box click
    Finish.
9.  Windows will display the Found New Hardware Wizard with Network
    Controller message. The Found New Hardware Wizard program is
    launched to begin installing the iSCSI driver for the QLogic iSCSI
    Adapter.
10. Select Install from a list or specific location (Advanced). click
    Next.
11. Select the Search for the best driver in these locations option,
    and type or browse the path to the QLogic driver directory. For
    example:
    A:\
12. Insert the QLogic driver disk in an appropriate drive, and click
    Next.
13. When the Hardware Installation - Windows Logo dialog box displays,
    click Continue Anyway.
14. Click Finish on the Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard
    dialog box.

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5.3. Updating the Existing Driver
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Perform the following steps if the QLogic iSCSI Adapter's driver is
already installed and you want to install an updated version of the
driver:

1.  Start the Device Manager by clicking Start, pointing to Settings,
    clicking Control Panel, double clicking System applet, clicking
    Hardware tab, and clicking the Device Manager button.
2.  Use scroll bar to scroll down the list of hardware types, double
    click the SCSI and RAID controller.
3.  Select QLogic iSCSI Adapter from the devices list and
    then click Properties.
4.  Click the Driver tab, and then click Update Driver to start the
    Upgrade Device Driver Wizard.  Click Next.
5.  Select Install from a list or specific location(Advanced). click
    Next.
6.  Select Don't search I will choose the driver to install. Click
    Next.
7.  Insert the QLogic driver disk in an appropriate drive, and click
    Have Disk.
8.  In the Install From Disk dialog box Copy manufacturer's files from
    field, type or browse the path to the QLogic driver directory. For
    example:
    A:\
9.  Click OK in the Install From Disk dialog box
10. When the Hardware Update Wizard/Select a Device Driver dialog box
    appears, click Next.
11. When the Hardware Installation dialog box displays, select
    Continue Anyway.
12. Click Finish on the Hardware Update Wizard/Completing the Hardware
    Update Wizard.

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6. Removing the Driver
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The driver does not need to be uninstalled to uninstall the QLogic
iSCSI Adapter device.  Simply power down your computer and remove the
adapter from your computer according to the manufacturer's
instructions.

NOTE:
. You do not have to use the Device Manager or the Hardware Wizard to
  uninstall the QLogic iSCSI Adapter. After you have removed the
  QLogic iSCSI Adapter and restarted your computer, Windows recognizes
  that it has been removed.

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7. Limitations
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None.

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8. Additional Notes
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None.

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9. Driver Package Content
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The following files on this diskette support Windows:

. QLOGIC           Diskette identification file
. OEMSETUP.INF     Driver installation script
. QL40XX.CAT       Catalog file
. QL40XX.SYS       QLogic iSCSI Adapter driver
. QL4X00PP.DLL     QLogic iSCSI Adapter property page
. QL40XNU.INF      QLogic NULL driver
. TXTSETUP.OEM     Driver installation script for text mode
                   installation
Optional files
. RELEASE.TXT      Release notes
. README.TXT       This file. Helpful hints about the driver
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10. Contacting QLogic
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Please visit QLogic's website (http://www.qlogic.com). On this site
you will find product information, our latest drivers and links for
technical assistance if needed.


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    Copyright (c) 2005 QLogic Corporation. All rights reserved.
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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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