TITLE: Workstation Linux Adaptec U320 SCSI Driver VERSION: 1.3.10 Rev. B DESCRIPTION: This contains the Redhat Linux 7.3 driver for the Adaptec SCSI Controller in the workstation models listed below. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP27037 SUPERSEDES: SP25337 EFFECTIVE DATE: January 16, 2004 CATEGORY: Driver - Storage SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Workstation xw4100: All Models HP Workstation xw6000: All Models HP Workstation xw8000: All Models OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Red Hat Linux 7.3 LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Improvements to driver performance and reliability. FIXES: - Fixes silent data problem (found in driver version 1.0.0) for large data transfers. PREREQUISITES: - This package is ONLY for RedHat 7.3 Linux running kernel 2.4.18-26.7.x. NOTE: This package will NOT work for any other kernel or OS version. To obtain an update for any other Linux image other than the one specified, please visit the Adaptec website. HOW TO USE: 1. Download and unpack the TAR & GZIPPED archive by using 'tar -xvzf aic79xx-1.3.10-4.i386.tgz' 2. Install the binary rpm, aic79xx-1.3.10-4.i386.rpm using the RedHat Package Manger. To do this, with root privilages, type at a console prompt: 'rpm -qva | grep aic' to find out if you already have a version of the aic79xx driver installed. If you do, use: 'rpm -U aic79xx-1.3.10-4.i386.rpm' otherwise use: 'rpm -ivh aic79xx-1.3.10-4.i386.rpm' 3. Verify /etc/modules.conf is updated with 'scsi_hostadapter' aliases referencing the aic79xx_1_3_10 driver module. 4. Reboot your machine to begin using the updated driver. Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.