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Date Filename Version
2006/11/15 s2865_304 v3.04

TYAN  Tomcat K8E (S2865) V3.04
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue with clearing the CMOS so it will keep the RTC information


2006/11/02 s2865_303 v3.03

TYAN  Tomcat K8E (S2865) V3.03
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed system hang problem when using a "Canonpus videocapture card"
* Fixed SMDC boot to BIOS problem
* Updated DMI information
* Added support for the M3290 TYAN SMDC
* Fixed post code "75h" problem when using GPT Partition in Solaris 10
* Fixed system will hang at post code "8B" when inserting  Adaptec card AHA-2940AU.
* Changed the routing for the SMDC card to IRQ4
* Updated AMD PowerNOW! functionality
* Updated IOMMU support


2006/03/21 s2865_302 v3.02
TYAN Tomcat K8E (S2865) BIOS V3.02
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue where an error would show up during POST when RAID was enabled
* Added Watchdog Timer options to the BIOS
* Updated CPU Support
* Updated AMD PowerNOW! support
* Adjust CPU temperature reporting
* Changed Minimum PWM temperature options from 35/40/45/50 to 30/35/40/45 °C
* Adjusted Fan speed to run 100% PWM from at 65 °C to at 60 °C when auto fan control enabled

2005/12/01 s2865_301 v3.01
TYAN Tomcat K8E (S2865) BIOS V3.01
New features and Fixes :
* Updated AMD PowerNOW! Support
* Added RAID 5 support
* Added bios option for PCI Latency Timer
* Added Console Redirect Hot-Key (Esc + Esc) to enable BIOS BBS popup menu functions
* Adjusted CPU temperature readings

2005/11/09 s2865_300 v3.00
TYAN Tomcat K8E (S2865) BIOS V3.00
New features and Fixes :
* Updated nVidia nForce RAID ID support for nVidia chipset drivers v6.66 and higher
* Added Marvell LAN Led support
* Added console redirection baud rate 9600 and 19200
* Fixed a Watchdog timeout reset issue which will cause a CMOS checksum error at POST
* Fixed a Matrox 550 PCIe card issue where it couldn't be the first init video device

NOTE: If you are running a current OS installed with nVidia nForce driver v6.39 and bios version v2.01 (or earlier), you will need to re-install your OS using at least nVidia nForce driver v6.66 and bios v3.00.

2005/08/01 s2865_201 v2.01
TYAN Tomcat K8E (S2865) BIOS V2.01
New features and Fixes :
* Update AMD PowerNow! for support Opteron CPU
* Fixed to install RHEL 3 Update 5 (32-bit) with Dual Core CPU's and SATA HDDs
* Fixed to install 64 bit OS on LSI ultra 320 card ( plug in PCI-32 slot )
* Supports nVidia nForce Drvier v6.39 only

2005/06/27 s2865_200 v2.00
TYAN Tomcat K8E (S2865) BIOS V2.00
New features and Fixes :
* Add support for AMD X2 Dual Core CPU
* Set DRAM ECC function to [Enabled]
* Modify Auto Fan control to run full speed when CPU temperature reaches 60°C or higher
* Add a function that Power LED will blink when OS is into S3 mode
* Changed Init Display First default setting to PCI Express instead of onboard VGA
* Set Console Redirect function to [Enabled]
* Added support for Tyan SMDC card
* Added AMD PowerNow! support
* Supports nVidia nForce Drvier v6.39 only

2005/05/05 s2865_101 v1.01
TYAN Tomcat K8E (S2865) BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
*  This is the first release BIOS