TITLE: LSI SAS MegaRAID 8344ELP Firmware Utility VERSION: 2.36 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains the LSI SAS MegaRAID 8344ELP Firmware Utility for the supported workstation models and operating systems. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP35960 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: May 31, 2007 CATEGORY: Utility - Tools SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw4400 Workstation: All Models HP xw6400 Workstation: All Models HP xw8400 Workstation: All Models HP xw9400 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition Microsoft Windows XP Professional Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Provides support for the listed Microsoft Windows Vista Operating Systems. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: To create a bootable HP USB Flash Disk that can be used for the LSI SAS MegaRAID 8344ELP Firwmare Utility, complete the following steps: 1. Download the SoftPaq file and extract the package contents to a known location on your hard drive. Example: C:\swsetup\sp35960 NOTE: Files that are extracted in Step 1 are as follows: - dos4gw.exe - fls_sas.bat - MegaCli.exe - sasfw211.rom 2. Click Start, then click Run, and then type CMD in the Open box to open a Command window. 3. Navigate to the directory where the SoftPaq files were extracted. Example: cd c:\swsetup\sp35960 4. Insert the USB flash drive (drive key) that you want to use to create the bootable media, and make a note of the drive letter that is assigned to it by Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Windows Vista and copy the files to the drive. CAUTION: Step 5 overwrites any existing data on the specified drive letter. 5. Create the bootable USB flash drive (drive key) by typing the following command: mkusb : 6. Close the Command window. 7. Use the Microsoft Windows "Safely Remove Hardware" utility (in the system tray) to remove the USB Flash Drive from the computer. Using this utility ensures that the drive is synchronized before removal. 8. To use the LSI SAS MegaRAID 8344ELP Firwmare Utility, boot the workstation to the USB Flash Drive (drive key) that was created in Steps 1 through 7. 9. At the DOS prompt type: `fls_sas.bat` The updated script is executed and the new BIOS is installed. Copyright (c) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.