TITLE: HP Workstation xw8000 System BIOS VERSION: JQ.W1.14US Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains the System BIOS for the HP Workstation xw8000. PURPOSE: Recommended SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP28725 SUPERSEDES: SP27804, SP27730 EFFECTIVE DATE: October 25, 2004 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Workstation xw8000: hp workstation xw8000 OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Windows 2000 Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A FIXES: - Fixes issue where a workstation configured with 4 GB of system memory and an NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 Graphics Card only displayed 3 GB of available memory in system BIOS due to the amount of system memory that was reserved by the graphics card. Workstations with this same configuration now display 3.12 GB of available memory in the system BIOS, an addition of 128 MB of available system memory. - Fixes issue where workstations cofigured with both a DVD-RW drive and CD-RW drive in some master/slave relationships did not detect both drives during startup. PREREQUISITES: N/A HOW TO USE: 1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.