TITLE: HP xw9300 Workstation System BIOS Packaged for Linux VERSION: 2.06 Rev. a DESCRIPTION: This package contains an updated System BIOS release for the HP xw9300 Workstation, packaged in a way that is easily usable within a Linux operating system environment. PURPOSE: Critical SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP33199 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2006 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw9300 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Red Hat Ent Linux 4 (AMD64/EM64T) Red Hat Ent Linux 4 (x86) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (AMD64/EM64T) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (x86) LANGUAGE(S): Chinese(PRC Simplified) Czech Dutch French German Italian Japanese Korean Russian Spanish Taiwanese Chinese US English ENHANCEMENTS: - Provides thermal enhancements for system running large SCSI hard drives. - Pre-enables support for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Operating System, Update 4. FIXES: - Fixes issue with USB keyboards that occurs with Remote Installation Services (RIS) installations. - Fixes issue with version reporting for AMD Opteron Processors. PREREQUISITES: N/A INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download the SoftPaq file to a directory on your hard drive. LINUX USERS: After downloading the SoftPaq file, verify that the SoftPaq file has a .tgz extension. If it does not, change it to .tgz. Some browsers automatically rename the file with a .tar extension, which makes the SoftPaq unusable. 2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. Copyright (c) 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.