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Date Filename Version
2008/11/20 S2895_v106 v1.06

Problem Fix Description:

- Changed PCI-e Slot 3 Option ROM default setting to [Enabled}
- Fixed an issue where you could not run 2x 7950GT video cards under Vista without getting a Code 12 in the device manager
- Fixed an issue where you could not run 2x 8800GT video cards under Vista without getting a Code 12 in the device manager
- Added bios option for enabling SLI for 88xx series video cards

2008/07/09 S2895_v105e_beta.zip v.1.05E BETA

Problem Fix Description:

 

- Changed PCI-e Slot 3 Option ROM default setting to [Enabled}

- Fixed an issue where you could not run 2x 7950GT video cards under Vista without getting a Code 12 in the device manager

- Fixed an issue where you could not run 2x 8800GT video cards under Vista without getting a Code 12 in the device manager

- Added bios option for enabling SLI for 88xx series video cards


2007/02/06 S2895_v105 v1.05

TYAN  Thunder K8WE (S2895) V1.05
New features and Fixes :
* Added AMD errata 169
* Fixed an issue with proper detection of Qlogic cards on a 133MHz PCI-X bus
* Fixed an issue where the Option ROM  scanning couldn't be disabled in PCI-X slot 7
* Fixed booting to a CD/DVD which is set as Master on the IDE channel when there are no other
   IDE HD's present
* Fixed an issue where SATA HD's would not enumerating at Int13 properly
* Fixed a "Linux OS Level_triggered_interrupt and edge_triggered_interrupt" error


2006/09/13 s2895_104 v1.04

TYAN  Thunder K8WE (S2895) V1.04
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed "Linux OS Level_triggered_interrupt and edge_triggered_interrupt" issue
* Fixed a problem with a serial port mouse not working properly
* Fixed an issue where a Marvell NIC wouldn't function properly
* Nvidia Geforce 7950 Gx2 PCIE VGA on S2895 can not boot up issue
* Fixed a CPU voltage issue for the 285 CPU
* Fixed a Redhat4 Update2 issue where it could not find a LSI dirver properly during installation
* Reduce ATAPI device time out value for QSI DVD-ROM, so it does not generate
   an interrupt without media
* Added support for 275 HE CPU
* Adjust the LSI APIC interrupt in MPTABLE


2006/03/27 s2895_103 v1.03
TYAN Thunder K8WE (S2895) V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Updated nVidia PXE version (v229.xxx)
* Updated AMD PowerNOW! support
* Fixed and issue with the LSI SCSI Option ROM not working correctly when enabled or
   disabled from the bios
* Relate Sys Fan1 and Fan4 with Auto Fan control settings, Auto will run 50% output,
   Full will be 100% and Quiet 0%
* Fixex an issue where Video does not come back on from an S1 state
* Updated CPU temp reporting for greater accuracy
* Update the max PCI scsi drive number to 16.
* The device on IO4 has gotten incorrect APIC routing, update link2.asi to fix it.
* Fixed some issues with the Option ROM's of some VGA cards which failed to boot up
   the system and hang at post code 49h * Enable IO APIC on IO4
* Fixed a MP-BIOS error that indicated 8254 timer has not been connected to IOAPIC error
   by remove the INIT2 from legacy IRQMAP.
* Fix CPU temp offset has not been programmed properly problem by reverse the Offset
   programmed on both CPU.
* Empty CPU socket will now report no temperature

2005/10/13 s2895_102 v1.02
TYAN Thunder K8WE (S2895) V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Updated nVida nForce SATA/RAID firmware to v5.53.07
* Added RAID 5 support for the nVidia nForce SATA/RAID chipset
* Resolve issues with nVidia MAC address all "FF"
* Improved Option ROM scanning order
* Resolved booting issues with some RAID cards
* Resolved booting issues with mixed nVRAID configurations
* Added IOMMU option
* Updated nVidia PXE to version 2.17

NOTE: If you are running a current OS installed with nVidia nForce driver v6.39 and BIOS v1.01, 
you will need to re-install your OS using at least nVidia nForce driver v6.66 and BIOS v1.02.

2005/06/07 s2895_101 v1.01
TYAN Thunder K8WE (S2895) V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* Added PowerNow! option in setup
* Added Hardware monitoring features in setup
* Added Tyan System Monitor Support
* Set boot menu pop up hot key as F9
* Updated NVRAID Option ROM
* Updated nVidia PXE Option ROM
* Added "IOMMU" setup option in the BIOS
* Added support for Dual Core CPU's
* Fixed an issue with the Last-State power function
* Fixed some PCI-X device Option ROM does not scan or initialize correctly