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Date Filename Version
2009/06/11 S4985_v207 v2.07

Problem Fix Description:

- Fixed an issue where a single SATA HD would list twice in the boot order
- Added a HT Link 8-bit/16-bit Option to the bios
- Fixed an issue where VMware ESX3.5 would not work properly with Adaptec SAS RAID products
- Fixed an issue where a HD would show twice in the Boot listing
- Updated the NVIDIA SATA HD assignment ID’s
- Updated the # of PCI SCSI devices that would be supported in the boot order
- Added a bios beep alarm for when no VGA is present
- Fixed a RTC Wake Up issue
- Fixed the "Expansion ROM not initialized" error during POST when using an ATI FirePRO
  v8700 + 3rd party controller cards

2009/02/20 S4985_v206f_beta v2.06f beta

Problem Fix Description:

- Added a HT Link 8-bit/16-bit Option to the bios
- Fixed an issue where VMware ESX3.5 would not work properly with Adaptec SAS RAID products
- Fixed an issue where a HD would show twice in the Boot listing
- Updated AGESA code to v3.3.0.1
- Updated the NVIDIA SATA HD assignment ID's
- Updated the # of PCI SCSI devices that would be supported in the boot order
- Added a bios beep alarm for when no VGA is present
- Fixed a RTC Wake Up issue

2008/11/14 S4985_v206 v2.06

Problem Fix Description:

- Update AMD AGESA code to v3.3.0.0
- Fixed an issue where the bios will add a SDR in the IPMI
- Updated the CK804 Pro chipset to support creation of 4TB sized SATA RAID arrays
- Updated NVMM to v5.083.10.
- Added Memory Frequency Option settings in the BIOS setup
- Added Processor Assisted Virtualization feature
- Updated the POST information to show L3 cache
- Updated POST beeps to included memory errors
- Fixed an issue where using 2x PCIe video cards would cause the 2nd installed card to show a Code 12 in
  the device manager

2008/07/25 S4985_v204.zip v.2.04

Problem Fix Description:

 

- Update AGESA code to v3.2.7.0

- Updated a BMC issue where it was incorrectly logging memory resize information

- Fixed an issue with a 3D Connection USB controller card + USB Keyboard compatiblity issue

- Updated ECC memory settings according to AMD recommendations

- Added option to hit Hotkey <F10> and a BIOS boot menu will appear so that a user can choose a specific boot device

- Added option to hit Hotkey <F12>and the bios will force LAN PXE boot

- Added option to bypass Memory counting if <SPACE> key is pressed

- Added Keyboard Error Report option to POST process

- Fixed an issue where you couldn’t get the system to function with 2x Quad PCI-E LAN cards and  a PCI-E RAID card all installed


2008/04/11 S4985_v203 V2.03
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed MCE errors that reported during cold boot
* Updated AMD AGESA code to v3.1.7.0
* Fixed an issue where the system will hang at boot when the system has just one piece of memory
   on node 3
* Changed the ECC Option default value to "Basic"
* Added Endless Boot Option to the bios

2008/01/04 S4985_v202 v2.02
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed a Power On hang 87-FF issue
* Fixed a boot failure when using 8 CPU’s
* Changed the local APCI ID start number to fix a RHEL4 UP4 installation issue
* Updated to AGESA code v3.1.4.0.

2007/10/01 S4985_v201 v2.01
TYAN Thunder n4250QE (S4985) BIOS V2.01
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue when 8 CPU's were installed the system would hang at POST Code 32
* Fixed an issue with the AMD PowerNOW! functionality
* Fixed a S4 resume issue
* Updated to AGESA code to v3.1.1.0.
* Added AMD Quad Core CPU Support
* Fixed an issue where 1900MHz CPU's would not display their speed properly during POST

2007/08/27 S4985_v200 v2.00
TYAN Thunder n4250QE (S4985) BIOS V2.00
New features and Fixes :
* Updated AGESA code to v3.0.9.6

2007/06/12 s4985_103 v1.03
TYAN Thunder n4250QE (S4985) BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Added Boot to Bios option for IPMI support

2007/05/10 S4985_v102 v1.02
TYAN Thunder n4250QE (S4985) BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Added ERRATA #182
* Updated CPU Micro Code.
* Fixed an issue where if you have only 2 CPU's installed the system will reset continuously

2007/03/13 s4985_101 v1.01
TYAN Thunder n4250QE (S4985) BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue which caused the system to reboot when 8 CPU's were installed 
* Fixed a RSTPro2 card test memory fail issue
* Fixed an issue where the system would hang at post code 00 when more than 16x 2G
   Smart modules are installed
* Fixed a nVidia NVMM HT link buffer count error
* Fixed a nVidia 8800GTX  SLI issue
* Fixed an issue where the Hardward Monitor would show abnormal 12v readings
* Updated the PXE to v5.64.03
* Fixed an issue with nVidiaFX4500 X2 cards not working properly

2006/12/01 s4985_100 v1.00

TYAN Thunder n4250QE (S4985) BIOS V1.00
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first BIOS release