Tempest i5000XT (S2696) BIOS

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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

09/18/06
 

2696_102

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000XT (S2696)  BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue where you could not install Win2k Pro
* Fixed an issue with the USB functioning correctly in a S3 state
* Fixed an AHCI mode fail to resume from S3" issue
* Fixed a LAN controller in PCIX slot cannot function after
   Resume from S3
* Set the Intel Virtualization option in the bios to [Enable}
   by default
* Fixed a"Keyboard can't wake from S1 if ACPI Save To RAM is
   set to [Disable]
* Updated CPU support

07/31/06
 

2696_101

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000XT (S2696)  BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first release BIOS.

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