Transport GX28 (B2882) 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

09/05/06
 

GX28B2882_309

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V3.09
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed a issue where the system will hang up after
   rebooting from RedHat4U2 with dualcore CPU with
   PowerNOW enabled
* Fixed a issue where the FAN1(J44) RPM will be moved
   up and down if fan power control set as [Enabled]
* Added the patch for Opteron CPU errata #122
* Added the support for M3291
* Added bios chip support for the SST49LF040B Rev.CA
   Flash-ROM
* Fixed the issue where system will lockup in POST with
   some DIMMs
* Fixed the USB device might not be detected
   imtermittently after continual reboot
* Corrected the BIOS date code
* Updated ACPI S4 support
* Fixed an issue with Cherry Keyboards
* Fixed an issue with PXL-S30 SCSI Cards where the system would hang in the Option ROM
* Adjusted CPU temp detection method for more
   accurate CPU temperature display
* Updated CPU micro coding for new CPU support
* Updated the Sil3114 SATA Option ROM to v5.0.64

03/01/06
 

GX28B2882_305

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V3.05
New features and Fixes :
* Added support for 4 Sec delay to the Power Button
   Mode options
* Fixed an issue where Opteron CPU's were not correctly
   displaying their temperatures
* Updated TSO support
* Added BCM F1 option for SMDC of LAN
* Updated AMD Opteron CPU support
* Updated AMI flash support
* Resolved issues where L1/L2 cache sizes on AMD
   dual core CPU's were incorrect

09/13/05
 

GX28B2882_304

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V3.04
New features and Fixes :
* Updated SMBIOS information
* Fixed an issue where the system will hang during the
   POST with both the Adaptec SO-DIMM 2015s Raid
   controller card and SMDC M3289 installed
* Fixed an issue where the Fan speed display would not
   register correctily if fan power control was set to enabled
* Updated BIOSCheck 2.4 support
* Updated CPU temperature display
* Added support for SMBIOS Type 38 IMPI information
* Updated PowerNow! support for CG stepping CPU's
* Updated the  boot loader console redirect support
* Changed PowerNow! minimal voltage to v1.35v
* Updated the lower FAN RPM registers for proper display
* Updated Opteron 254 PowerNow! support
* Updated IOMMU support

07/08/05
 

GX28B2882_303

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V3.03
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed the  Peepercon's USB KVM hang issue
* Implemented AMD recommend for if 4 or more
   DDR400 DIMM's are used, then the DDR speed is
   forced to DDR333 by default
* Auto detect and added support for SMDC M3289 and
   M3290 cards.
* Implemented AMD erratum 123.
* Fixed DualCore CPU H/W Mem Remap issue
* Added IPMI Over Lan selectable itmes
   [82551]/[BCM5704]
* Fixed a Bank Interleaving function issue
* Fixed AMD PowerNow! implementation issues
* Fixed the reporting of CPU1 Vcore & CPU2 Vcore values

05/10/05
 

GX28B2882_302

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V3.02
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed the onboard Sil3114 SATA RAID driver rebooting
   in WinXP when a P2P bridge capable PCI card was
   installed (e.g. Osprey Video, ARC-1120 SATA Raid
   Card and etc.)
  
Note: Users have to change the PCI BUS scan order
   to see this change inacted
* Auto Fan speed set by default to 40%
* Fixed an issue where the console sometimes can not
   receive data when in console redirect mode
* Adjusted the Auto Fan Speed Control behavior
* Implemented the AMD PowerNow! features
* Added AMD Dual Core CPU support
* Addressed an issue where Ex stepping were not being
   detected properly and the 1.0GHz HT link speed was
   not set correctly
* Addressed an issue where the DIMM memory size
   report was not accurate
* Fixed an issue where 4 RaidCore SATA Raid cards
   would hang during the POST at "Checking NVRAM.."

04/20/05
 

GX28B2882_301

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V3.01
New features and Fixes :
* Auto FAN Control default setting changed to [enabled]
* Changed default setting of Auto FAN speed control
   to 40%
* Removed DRAM Power Control Features
* Fixed an issue where thei ntrusion siren alarm could
   not be cleared
* Added the AMD PowerNOW! (TM) features
* Fixed an issue to correct memory size disply while
   4GB or above memory was installed
* Fixed an issue where unexpected machine-check
   errors would display

03/22/05
 

GX28B2882_300

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V3.00
New features and Fixes :
* Updated the SiL3114 Option ROM to v5.0.48
* Updated CPU and NB modules to support D and Ex
   stepping CPU's
* Added Opteron 252 CPU support
* Auto FAN Control default setting changed to [Enabled]

01/14/05
 

GX28B2882_204

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V2.04
New features and Fixes :
* Changed the Auto Fan Control default setting
   to [enabled]

07/14/04
 

GX28B2882_203

TYAN Transport GX28 (B2882)  BIOS V2.03
New features and Fixes :
* Base on 2882v203.ROM
* BIOS offical release
* Modified revision by AMIBCP
* Auto FAN Control detault setting changed to [enabled]
* Modified banner to
   "TYAN Transport GX28 B2882 V203.b10"

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