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* RECOMMENDED * Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller Driver for 64-bit Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016 Editions

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Type: Driver - Storage
Version: 62.12.0.64(24 Oct 2016)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 | View all
File name: cp028631.exe (1.4 MB)
This driver provides Windows 2012/2012 R2 x64, Windows server 2016 support for: Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller.

Reduce debug output from optical devices to filter out unwanted messages and retain only the critical data.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

a312f97d7b6d498f5d73c014cd4bd02e9ebda640bd59907cd4a27e9758156ea9 cp028631.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory, then double-click it to run.

Select "Install" to start extracting to a temporary location on the hard drive.

Click the "Install" button to perform the driver installation.

Note: Per Microsoft kb #2031031(https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2931031), users cannot remove/unmount a USB until after the install has finished.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) displayed after installing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 on systems configured with a HPE Dynamic Smart Array B140i RAID Controller and CPU count higher than the driver anticipated supporting (typically more than 128 CPU cores). 

When running “Hypervisor Code Integrity Readiness Test”, the WHQL test would fail. 

 

Version:62.12.0.64 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) displayed after installing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 on systems configured with a HPE Dynamic Smart Array B140i RAID Controller and CPU count higher than the driver anticipated supporting (typically more than 128 CPU cores). 

When running “Hypervisor Code Integrity Readiness Test”, the WHQL test would fail. 

 

Enhancements

Reduce debug output from optical devices to filter out unwanted messages and retain only the critical data.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.


Version:62.8.0.64 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes:
Loading HP Dynamic Smart Array Controller driver fail during Windows install when set to virtual serial port.

 


Version:62.6.0.64 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fix issue where Port and Box # were not being reported correctly to certain applications.

 

Enhancements

- Significant performance improvements.
- Better CPU balancing.
- Increase limit for reporting overheated drive temperature.


Version:62.4.0.64 (22 May 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.



Added support for:

  •     Non-Disruptive Updating (NDU) of drives.

Version:62.2.0.64 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Resolve issue with SCSI Verify to logical volumes.
Enhancements

  • Support for Low Profile drives.
  • Improvements to surface analysis and rebuild.
  • Improvements to boot and rebuild support when volume changes occur during boot.

Version:62.0.0.64 (9 Sep 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Initial Release for Smart Array B140i 



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Type: Driver - Storage
Version: 62.12.0.64(24 Oct 2016)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 R2

Description

This driver provides Windows 2012/2012 R2 x64, Windows server 2016 support for: Dynamic Smart Array B140i Controller.

Enhancements

Reduce debug output from optical devices to filter out unwanted messages and retain only the critical data.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

a312f97d7b6d498f5d73c014cd4bd02e9ebda640bd59907cd4a27e9758156ea9 cp028631.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory, then double-click it to run.

Select "Install" to start extracting to a temporary location on the hard drive.

Click the "Install" button to perform the driver installation.

Note: Per Microsoft kb #2031031(https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2931031), users cannot remove/unmount a USB until after the install has finished.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) displayed after installing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 on systems configured with a HPE Dynamic Smart Array B140i RAID Controller and CPU count higher than the driver anticipated supporting (typically more than 128 CPU cores). 

When running “Hypervisor Code Integrity Readiness Test”, the WHQL test would fail. 

 

Revision History

Version:62.12.0.64 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) displayed after installing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 on systems configured with a HPE Dynamic Smart Array B140i RAID Controller and CPU count higher than the driver anticipated supporting (typically more than 128 CPU cores). 

When running “Hypervisor Code Integrity Readiness Test”, the WHQL test would fail. 

 

Enhancements

Reduce debug output from optical devices to filter out unwanted messages and retain only the critical data.

Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.


Version:62.8.0.64 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fixes:
Loading HP Dynamic Smart Array Controller driver fail during Windows install when set to virtual serial port.

 


Version:62.6.0.64 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Fix issue where Port and Box # were not being reported correctly to certain applications.

 

Enhancements

- Significant performance improvements.
- Better CPU balancing.
- Increase limit for reporting overheated drive temperature.


Version:62.4.0.64 (22 May 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.



Added support for:

  •     Non-Disruptive Updating (NDU) of drives.

Version:62.2.0.64 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Resolve issue with SCSI Verify to logical volumes.
Enhancements

  • Support for Low Profile drives.
  • Improvements to surface analysis and rebuild.
  • Improvements to boot and rebuild support when volume changes occur during boot.

Version:62.0.0.64 (9 Sep 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Initial Release for Smart Array B140i