Transport GT20 (B2865) BIOS

  Current BIOS Revisions

Definitions:

Boot Disk - Refers to either a Windows 95 or Windows 98 boot disk. Any other type of boot disk might load memory resident programs which will interfer with the flash process. Make sure you hit the F5 key when the boot disk first starts running to make sure no other programs are loaded in the back ground without your knowledge.

Bios Flash Package -  Unzip the entire bios package to a seperate clean floppy.  Insure there are 3 files that are unpacked during the unzip process

Requirements:

Two separate diskettes are needed. The first diskette is the Windows 95/98 Boot Disk. The second diskette should contain the 3 files needed to flash the bios.  These files are provided when you unzip the bios flash package from the website.

Procedure:

At the A: prompt simply type in "
flash" and the rest will be handled by the files included in your download.

Date

BIOS

Description

12/01/06
 

gt20b2865_304

TYAN Transport GT20 (B2865)  BIOS V3.04
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue with clearing the CMOS so it will keep
   the RTC information
* Fixed system hang problem when using a "Canonpus
   video capture 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

03/02/06
 

gt20b2865_302

TYAN Transport GT20 (B2865)  BIOS V3.02
New features and Fixes :
* Updated Opteron™ CPU support
* Fixed an issue where the auto fan control would
   interfere with the PWM capabilities
* Fixed an issue where sometimes you would get a
   system checksum error during boot
* Adjusted CPU temperature reporting for greater accuracy
* Updated Min PWM Temperature options from
   35/40/45/50c to 30/35/40/45c (default= 40c)
* Fan speed will be run 100% PWM at 60c if auto fan
   control is enabled
* Fixed  a "RAID Enabled" item where under special
   conditions it would report an error incorrectly
* Added WDT functions to the bios options
* Updated AMD CPU PowerNOW!™ support
* Fixed an issue when PWM1's fan gets bad, all fans
   will spin at MAX speed
* Added support for the M1000 LCD module

12/02/05
 

gt20b2865_300

TYAN Transport GT20 (B2865)  BIOS V3.00
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
* 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.

10/10/05
 

gt20b2865_201

TYAN Transport GT20 (B2865)  BIOS V2.01
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first release BIOS

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