TITLE: HP xw6600 Workstation System BIOS Packaged for Linux VERSION: 01.07 Rev. a DESCRIPTION: This package contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786F4) and local and remote BIOS flash utilities packaged in a way that is easily usable within a Linux operating system environment. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38380 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: February 1, 2008 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw6600 Workstation: HP xw6600 Workstation 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: The following enhancements have been added since BIOS version 01.01 (SP37878) was released: - Enables an additional CPU power saving mode in the Computer Configuration Utility (F10). The new mode is enabled when Idle Power Savings is set to "Extended." - Adds BIOS support for additional CPU speeds. FIXES: The following fixes have been added since BIOS version 01.01 (SP37878) was released: - Adds new CPU microcode updates to resolve a processor erratum. - Corrects an issue that could have reduced the reliability of Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) save-to-RAM cycles in certain situations. - Fixes an issue that prevented the correct messages from being displayed when enabling Drive Lock in the Computer Configuration Utility (F10). - Fixes an issue that prevented the maximum CPU temperature from being correctly reported through the Microsoft Windows Management Interface (WMI). 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.