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Adaptec 1420sa RAID HBA Driver and Firmware Update Utility

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Type: Utility - Tools
Version: 1.00 Rev. A(3 Oct 2005)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
File name: sp31609.exe (1.8 MB)
This package contains an updated host bus adapter (HBA) driver and an update to the Adaptec 1420sa Serial ATA (SATA) RAID Firmware and BIOS for the listed workstation models and operating systems.
TITLE: Adaptec 1420sa RAID HBA Driver and Firmware Update Utility

VERSION: 1.00 Rev. A

DESCRIPTION:
This package contains an updated host bus adapter (HBA) driver and an update to 
the Adaptec 1420sa Serial ATA (SATA) RAID Firmware and BIOS for the listed 
workstation models and operating systems. 

PURPOSE: Routine

SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP31609
SUPERSEDES: None
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 3, 2005
CATEGORY: Utility - Tools
SSM SUPPORTED: No

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Workstations

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP xw6200 Workstation: All Models
HP xw8200 Workstation: All Models
HP xw9300 Workstation: All Models

SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S):
None

DEVICES SUPPORTED:
Adaptec AAR-1420SA Serial ATA HostRAID Controller

OPERATING SYSTEM(S): 
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

LANGUAGE(S): 
Global

ENHANCEMENTS: 
- Adds support for RAID 10, 3-Gbit drives, Advanced Host Controller Interface 
(AHCI), and Native Command Queuing (NCQ).

FIXES: 
Added support for the following features:
-RAID 10
-3Gbit drives
-AHCI
-NCQ

PREREQUISITES: 
N/A

HOW TO USE: 
In order to create a bootable diskette, this SoftPaq must be executed on a 
workstation that is running a 32-bit operating system.

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.

2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to create 
a bootable diskette.

3. Leave the newly created bootable diskette in the diskette drive and restart 
the workstation, allowing it to boot from the diskette, and follow on-screen 
prompts.



Copyright (c) 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Version:1.00 Rev. A (3 Oct 2005)

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Type: Utility - Tools
Version: 1.00 Rev. A(3 Oct 2005)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

Description

This package contains an updated host bus adapter (HBA) driver and an update to the Adaptec 1420sa Serial ATA (SATA) RAID Firmware and BIOS for the listed workstation models and operating systems.

Release Notes

TITLE: Adaptec 1420sa RAID HBA Driver and Firmware Update Utility

VERSION: 1.00 Rev. A

DESCRIPTION:
This package contains an updated host bus adapter (HBA) driver and an update to 
the Adaptec 1420sa Serial ATA (SATA) RAID Firmware and BIOS for the listed 
workstation models and operating systems. 

PURPOSE: Routine

SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP31609
SUPERSEDES: None
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 3, 2005
CATEGORY: Utility - Tools
SSM SUPPORTED: No

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Workstations

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP xw6200 Workstation: All Models
HP xw8200 Workstation: All Models
HP xw9300 Workstation: All Models

SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S):
None

DEVICES SUPPORTED:
Adaptec AAR-1420SA Serial ATA HostRAID Controller

OPERATING SYSTEM(S): 
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

LANGUAGE(S): 
Global

ENHANCEMENTS: 
- Adds support for RAID 10, 3-Gbit drives, Advanced Host Controller Interface 
(AHCI), and Native Command Queuing (NCQ).

FIXES: 
Added support for the following features:
-RAID 10
-3Gbit drives
-AHCI
-NCQ

PREREQUISITES: 
N/A

HOW TO USE: 
In order to create a bootable diskette, this SoftPaq must be executed on a 
workstation that is running a 32-bit operating system.

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.

2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to create 
a bootable diskette.

3. Leave the newly created bootable diskette in the diskette drive and restart 
the workstation, allowing it to boot from the diskette, and follow on-screen 
prompts.



Copyright (c) 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Revision History

Version:1.00 Rev. A (3 Oct 2005)