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Date Filename Version
2010/03/30 S4985-E_v302 v3.02

Problem Fix Description:

- Fixed a Dual Core CPU boot issue
- Fixed an issue where the system would hang at POST (62h) when a M3291 is installed
- Fixed an issue where PCI bus numbering was incorrect

2009/08/13 S4985-E_v300 v3.00

Problem Fix Description:

- Updated AMD AGESA code to v3.5.0.0
- Added Probe Filter as a bios setup option


Note: Bios v3.00 only supports Shanghai and Istanbul CPU's. If you have Barcelona based CPU's, you will only be able to use up to v2.07

2009/06/11 S4985-E_v207 v2.07

Problem Fix Description:

- Updated AGESA code to v3.3.0.3
- 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

2008/11/14 S4985-E_v206 v2.06

Problem Fix Description:

- Update AMD AGESA code to v3.3.0.0
- Added AMD Shanghai CPU Support
- 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 featuer
- 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-E_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-E_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