TITLE: Workstation Linux Adaptec U320 SCSI Driver VERSION: 2.0.2 Rev. B DESCRIPTION: This contains the driver for the Adaptec SCSI Controller for the Linux operating systems and workstation models listed. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP27818 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: May 1, 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 7.2 LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - This is a re-posting of the 2.0.2 driver that was released in previous SoftPaq SP27053, but with the binary and source RPMs bundled together in a TAR archive. FIXES: - Fixes silent data problem (found in Version 1.0.0 of the driver) for large data transfers. PREREQUISITES: - This package is ONLY for RedHat 7.2 Linux running kernel 2.4.7_10. NOTE: This package will NOT work for any other kernel or OS version. The source RPM is provided by GPL and as a convenience for manual use on other kernels. HOW TO USE: 1. Download and unpack the TAR archive by using 'tar -xvf aic79xx-2.0.2-2.4.7_10.1.i386.tar' 2. Install the binary rpm, aic79xx-2.0.2-2.4.7_10.1.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 -Uvh aic79xx-2.0.2-2.4.7_10.1.i386.rpm' otherwise use: 'rpm -ivh aic79xx-2.0.2-2.4.7_10.1.i386.rpm' 3. Verify /etc/modules.conf is updated with 'scsi_hostadapter' aliases referencing the aic79xx driver module. 4. Reboot your machine to begin using the updated driver. Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.