readme.txt Driver File Contents (9218raid.zip)

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README.TXT

Adaptec SATA HostRAID software for ICH6/ICH7

as of June 29th, 2005
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Please review this file for important information about issues
and errata that were discovered during testing. 


The following information is available in this file:
   1.0 Software components. 
   2.0 Release version of the components and Spcific Issues
      2.1 BIOS/DOS Utility-Specific Issues
        2.1.1   ASU (Adaptec SAS Utility)
        2.1.2   AFU (Adaptec Flash Utility)
        2.1.3   BIOS (Command Line Interface)
        2.1.4   AMSU (Adaptec Manufacturing Sector Utility)
        2.1.5   ASRDI (Adaptec SAS RAID driver Interface)
      2.2 Windows Drivers
        2.2.1   Windows 32 bit miniport driver
      2.3 Linux Drivers


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   1.0 Software components that are included in this release.     
                
        - BIOS         
        - ASU
        - AFU      
        - ASRDI Driver
        - AMSU

        - Windows Drivers 

            2000 Server, Advanced Server, miniport, IA-32 HP
            2003 Enterprise Ed, miniport, IA-32 HP
            2003 Server Standard Ed, miniport, IA-32 HP
            2003 Extended Systems Enterprise and Standard, storport, EM64/T, AMD-64


        - Linux Drivers

            Red Hat Advanced Server 2.1, Enterprise Linux 3.0.
            SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 / UnitedLinux 1.0,
            SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.
	    Support x86, AMD64 and EM64/T architectures.

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   2.0 Release version of the components and Spcific Issues 
       The following describes the release version and specific issues found during testing.   


      2.1 BIOS/DOS Utility-Specific Issues

         2.1.1 ASU (Adaptec SAS Utility)

         2.2.2 AFU (Adaptec Flash Utility)

         2.2.3 BIOS
                  
         2.2.4 AMSU
   
         2.2.5 ASRDI DOS driver

      2.2 Windows Drivers  
         2.2.1 Windows 32 bit miniport driver
             - Version 1.0.0.41
             - This version supports Intel Architechture 32 bit platforms. 
             - Maximum of 4 SATA drive configuration has been tested. 
         
      2.3 Linux Drivers

   
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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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