TITLE: HP xw8600 Workstation System BIOS Packaged for Linux VERSION: 01.01 Rev. a DESCRIPTION: This package contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786F5) and local and remote BIOS flash utilities for the HP xw8600 Workstation, packaged in a way that is easily usable within a Linux operating system environment. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP37880 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: December 10, 2007 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw8600 Workstation: HP xw8600 Workstation SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): FreeDOS 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 Danish Dutch Finnish French German Italian Japanese Korean Norwegian Russian Spanish Swedish Taiwanese Chinese US English ENHANCEMENTS: - Provides the initial BIOS release for the HP xw8600 Workstation. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: 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. 1. Download and extract the .TGZ file. For example, to extract the contents, at console prompt type (where ''filename'' is replaced by the name of the file to be extracted): ''tar -xzvf filename.tgz'' 2. For more information about flashing the system BIOS, see the README text file that is provided in the SoftPaq. Copyright (c) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.