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Date Filename Version
2009/02/05 S5396_v103 v1.03

Problem Fix Description:

- Updated Intel AHCI Option ROM to v1.21E
- Allow VGA card to be chosen for first initialization by PCIe Slot ID if multiple VGA cards are installed at
  once

2008/12/16 S5396_v102a_beta v1.02a_beta

Problem Fix Description:

- Added bios option to choose between PCI or PCIe graphics card as first initialization device

2008/11/04 S5396_v102 v1.02

Problem Fix Description:

- Lowered the start up fan speed noise lowering the RPM start up speed for the system FANs Added new
  bios options for separate CPU FAN and System FAN PWM duty cycle control
- Fixed an issue where the system information would report incorrectly the size of memory installed under
  Vista SP1 Fixed a SATA DVD issue where you can't boot to the device unless you changed the type from
  'Auto' to 'CD-ROM' in the setup menu
- Fixed an issue where some 3rd party storage cards id not properly allow for Option ROM control
- Updated CPU Micro Code
- Fixed an issue where the DMI memory information would report an error if using a 8GB sized memory
  module
- Fixed an issue where the system couldn’t detect some PCI-E capture cards properly during POST
- Fixed a correctable ECC error event log issue if "SERR signal condition" was set to "BOTH" in BIOS setup
- Fixed a HDD lock issue after resuming from a S3 wait state
- Fixed an issue where a nVidia 9800GX2 would not initialize during POST
- Fixed an issue where you could not install an OS with 64GB installed
- Fixed an issue if you had 2x Quadro4 NVS290 graphic cards installed, Windows XP would have a
  resource conflict after the driver was installed
- Fixed an issue where a USB keyboard failed when installed on a USB HUB
- Added IPMI boot to BIOS setup command support
- Added IPMI CPU present map command support
- Updated CPU temperature display string to match with SMDC real time sensor display string
- Fixed a Vista SP1 memory size reporting issue
- Add one setup item for separate CPU FAN and System FAN PWM duty cycle control

2008/08/11 S5396_v101i_beta.zip v.1.01i BETA

Problem Fix Description:

 

- Fixed a SATA DVD issue where you can't boot to the device unless you changed the type from 'Auto' to 'CD-ROM' in the setup menu   

- Updated CPU Micro Code

- Fixed an issue where the DMI memory information would report an error if using a 8GB sized memory module

- Fixed an issue where the system couldn’t detect some PCI-E capture cards properly during POST

- Fixed a correctable ECC error event log issue if "SERR signal condition" was set to "BOTH" in BIOS setup

- Fixed a HDD lock issue after resuming from a S3 wait state

- Fixed an issue where a nVidia 9800GX2 would not initialize during POST

- Fixed an issue where you could not install an OS with 64GB installed

- Fixed an issue if you had 2x Quadro4 NVS290 graphic cards installed, Windows XP would have a resource conflict after the driver was installed

- Fixed an issue where a USB keyboard failed when installed on a USB HUB

- Added IPMI boot to BIOS setup command support

- Added IPMI CPU present map command support

- Updated CPU temperature display string to match with SMDC real time sensor display string

- Fixed a Vista SP1 memory size reporting issue

- Add one setup item for separate CPU FAN and System FAN PWM duty cycle control


2008/03/31 S5396_v101 V1.01
New features and fixes :
* Fixed an issue where if you used a Harpertown 2.50GHz CPU you were unable to resume from a S3
   wait state
* Added Hotkey <F11> pressed will pop up a BIOS boot menu so that chose boot device
* Fixed an issue where an nVidia Quadro Plex IV would show a ! next to one set of cards in the device
   manager
* Updated CPU Micro Code
* Added Hotkey <F12> pressed forces LAN PXE boot
* Fixed an issue where disabling PATA or setting SATA to compatible when there is a SATA drive
   plugged to Port 1 or Port 3 BIOS will show error message "0200: Failure Fixed Disk 1" on POST screen
* Set BIOS continuous reboot mode by item
* Updated ESB2 LAN PXE Option ROM is set to [Enable] by default
* Fixed an issue where DIMM size was displayed wrong in the DMI table
* Set max L2 cache size to 12288KB
* Fixed an issue where PCI-X slot 2 and 3 Option ROM disable function wouldn’t disable properly
* Fixed an issue where if you would disable the WOL function from BIOS setup it wouldn’t also apply
   to a PCI32 LAN card
* Updated to Intel MRC to v1.1
* Updated ESB2 AHCI Option ROM to v1.12E
* Adjusted thermal control and set auto fan control enabled as default
* Fixed and issue where dual VGA cards would show a yellow ! next to the 2nd card under Vista
* Fixed an issue where the auto fan controls were not working properly
* Fixed an issue where the Front and Rear FAN controls were not working properly
* Fixed an issue where auto fan control would not works after S3 resume
* Updated the Intel MRC code
* Fixed an issue where S3 would fail if using RAID
* Fixed an issue where IDE and USB CD-ROM would not function properly
* Fixed an issue where booting from RAID with SATA CD-ROM would cause the system to hang during
   POST (d2H)

2007/11/09 S5396_v100 v1.00
TYAN Tempest i5400XT (S5396) BIOS V.100
New features and fixes :
* This is the first release BIOS