TITLE: HP xw9400 Workstation System BIOS Packaged for Linux VERSION: 3.01 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains an updated System BIOS release (BIOS Family 786D6) for the HP xw9400 Workstation, packaged in a way that is easily usable within a Linux operating system environment. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP37883 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: February 1, 2008 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw9400 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 5 Desktop (x86) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop (x86_64) LANGUAGE(S): Chinese(PRC Simplified) Czech Danish Dutch Finnish French German Italian Japanese Korean Norwegian Russian Spanish Swedish Taiwanese Chinese US English ENHANCEMENTS: - Incorporates "AGESA" reference code version 184.108.40.206. - Updates "NVMM" reference code to version 4.073.33. - Adds detection for new audio cards to avoid "Front audio not connected" message. - Adjusts fan control for new graphics configurations. 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) 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.