Transport GX28 (B2881) 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

09/13/06
 

GX28B2881_207

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2881)  BIOS V2.07
New features and Fixes :
* Add errata #122 for single and dual core CPU
   configuration
* Added a fix for USB KVM switches
* Aded a fix that will preserve the RTC data any time
   the BIOS is flashed with the /c switch
* Update the Console Redirect functions
* Fixed CPU L1 cache size not detecting correctly in BIOS
   setup
* Updated DMI PCI information
* Added a fix for Cherry KB when the Tyan SMDC card
   is used together
* Implemented the AMD specification for clock down of
   DDR400 memory to DDR333 speeds when more than
   6 loads of memory are in use
* Updated the Silicon Image SiL314 Option ROM to
   v5.2.1.9
* Fixed an issue where 4GB of memory would not display
   correctly when memory hole is enabled
* Fixed an under 2GB memory size display problem
* Updated CPU support
* Updated AMD PowerNOW! support
* Implemented Errata #131 to the BIOS
* Update 64Mbit Flash module for support new SST
   flash part revision
* Fixed an issue where CPU Temp's would not display
   properly
* Add fix for AMD BIOS_Check on AMD8111 Errata #62
* Preserve RTC data when flash BIOS with switch /c
* Fix Auto Fan Control function bad problem for
   barebone BIOS
* Update USB module from 2.22.05 to 2.23.02
* Open Interrupt for press <<Esc>> to skip BIOS POST
   CFG Box display

06/27/05
 

GX28B2881_206

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2881)  BIOS V2.06
New features and Fixes :
* Added Support for Dual Core
* Added AMD PowerNow! Support
* Enabled ACPI 2.0 by default
* Updated console redirect
* Added F2 support for remote console PXE boot
* Change PMIO base to resolve resource conflict with
   multiple PCI cards
* Updated CPU module
* Updated NB module
* Updated Hardware Memory Hoisting support
* Fix the issue with wakeup from S1
* Fix Memory performance issues at cold boot

03/28/05
 

GX28B2881_205

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2881)  BIOS V2.05
New features and Fixes :
* Corrected the Bank Interleave setup item issue
* Added Beep code for non-memory system errors
* Updated CPU module for Dual Core CPU support
* Update NB and CPU module for dual-core CPU support.
   (BIOS fail to support dual-core CPU)
* Fixed a RedHat Linux problem with HPTimer
* Added a Floppy drive B setup option
* Updated NB module from 09_CR2 to 10_beta
* Updated SiL3114 Option ROM to v5.048
* Added D0 and E0 CPU stepping support
* Fixed an issue when using 8 x DDR400 modules with
   D0 stepping CPU's
* Corrected Voltage display info in HW monitor page
* Add PXE Endless Boot support
* Updated HT Config module from HTC_RC00 to
   HTC.1.00

10/22/04
 

GX28B2881_204

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2881)  BIOS V2.04
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first release BIOS

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