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Date Filename Version
2013/01/22 S8230_v205 v2.05

Description:

- Updated AGESA to 1.3.0.1-1 to add support for AMD 'Abu Dhabi' Opteron 6300 series processors
- Set the default ONCHIP_SATA value to AHCI mode and SATA_IDE_COMBINED_MODE to disabled.
- Fixed RedHat 5.7 show "PCI: Fail to allocate mem resource #14:40000@fec00000 for 0000:02:00.0"
- Fixed RedHat 5.7 show "CPI: Unable to enable ACPI; usb 2-4:device not accepting address 2~5"
- Fixed an issue with SMBIOS Type 4 that was causing the CPU status to be incorrect
- Modified default DMI Type 17 information
- Set ACPI version default value to 3.0.

2011/12/08 S8230_v204 v2.04

Problem Fix Description:

- Update AGESA 1.0.0.0-1 for interlagos processor support.
- Fixed BIOS has NO warning beep sounds while DIMM not inserted.
- Set default value of Console Redirection to disable.

*Bios is for S8230WGM4NR, S8230GM4NR, S8230WGM4NR-LE and S8230GM4nR-LE versions only

2010/10/01 S8230_v200 v2.00

Problem Fix Description:

- Updated CPU support
- Fixed a memory sizing display issue when 64GB or more of memory was installed
- Added Thermal Cruise mode for Auto Fan control
- Added onboard SATA SGPIO support
- Fixed AMI flash tools cannot support /L2 parameter to load CMOS default
- Adjusted ECC settings
- Added Max_duty_cycle and Min_Temp/Max_Temp for Smart Fan control
- Enabled DMI type 11 and 12 to bios
- Updated Promise RAID Option ROM to v5.0.0160.35.99
- Updated system timer settings
- Added support for F12 function key to boot to PXE


* Bios is for S8230WM4NR-DL, S8230GM4NR-DLE and S8230WGM4NR-DL versions only

2010/05/18 S8230_v101 v1.01

Problem Fix Description:

- Fixed a WDT not functioning after OS boot issue
- Fixed an issue where a 4870X2 would not POST
- Added MTRR Continuous or Discrete setting options in BIOS
- Updated support for 1.35v memory
- Fixed a LAN PXE Option ROM loading issue
- Updated a 4GB module size reporting problem
- Updated AGESA code to v5.1101.2
- Fixed an issue where the LSI SAS2008 chipset couldn’t be disabled in the bios - Updated the IRQ routing tables
- Fixed an issue where PCI-e devices would disappear after the NVRAM was cleared
- Fixed an issue where the system would hang when the Promise SATA RAID and PXE were both set to [Enable]
- Fixed an issue where OS’s would hang during installation via the Promise SATA RAID

* Bios is for S8230WM4NR-DL, S8230GM4NR-DLE and S8230WGM4NR-DL versions only

2010/05/04 S8230_v100a_beta v1.00a

Problem Fix Description:

- Fixed an issue where the LSI SAS2008 chipset couldn’t be disabled in the bios
- Updated the IRQ routing tables
- Fixed an issue where PCI-e devices would disappear after the NVRAM was cleared
- Fixed an issue where the system would hang when the Promise SATA RAID and PXE were both set to [Enable]
- Fixed an issue where OS’s would hang during installation via the Promise SATA RAID

* Bios is for S8230WM4NR-DL, S8230GM4NR-DLE and S8230WGM4NR-DL versions only

2010/04/21 S8230_v100 v1.00

New features and Fixes :

- This is the first BIOS release for S8230WM4NR-DL, S8230GM4NR-DLE and S8230WGM4NR-DL versions only