TITLE:
ROMPaq for HP Notebook System BIOS (68DTH) Linux-Based


VERSION:
F.0C
DESCRIPTION:
This package creates a ROMPaq firmware diskette or CD that can be used to locally restore or upgrade the System BIOS in the listed notebook models with a 68DTH Family ROM. NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the target notebook during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.


PURPOSE:
SOFTPAQ NUMBER:
sp33124
SUPERSEDES:
sp32626
EFFECTIVE DATE:
July 19, 2006
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
NO
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks

HARDWARE
PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP Compaq nc4200 Notebook PC
HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
FIXES:
- Fixes issue where unexpected prompts for drivelock passwords are
displayed.
- Fixes installation issue that occurs with SUSE Linux.

HOW TO USE:
1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.

2. Open the shell and run the following command to extract the package:
tar xf spxxxx.tar

3. Use the following command to execute the package:
sh spxxxx.sh

4. Follow the on-screen instructions to create either a bootable diskette
or a bootable CD.

NOTE: After creating a bootable diskette or CD, the SoftPaq .EXE file
downloaded in Step 1 can be deleted, if desired.

5. Power Off the notebook.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER TO THE COMPUTER WHILE PERFORMING STEP 6!

6. Place the newly created bootable diskette in Drive A, or place the bootable
CD in the CD-ROM drive, and restart the notebook to update the system BIOS.


Copyright (c) 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.