Thunder K8S (S2880) 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

08/08/06
 

2880_204

TYAN  Thunder K8S (S2880) V2.04
New features and Fixes :
* Updated PCI slot DMI information
* Updated the CPU Hyptertransport link speed
* Fixed a MPT Initialization error
* Fixes a SCSI HD detection issue

03/11/05
 

2880_203

TYAN  Thunder K8S (S2880) V2.03
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed Cherry Keyboard Compatibility issue
* Add MPS v1.4 support
* Fixed issues with Promise RAID Option ROM
* Updated CPU Module

11/17/03
 

2880_202

TYAN  Thunder K8S (S2880) V2.02
New features and Fixes :
* Added option for Promise RAID function
* Added DDR400/PC3200 Support
* Added Opteron 248 support
* Fix PXE issue with onboard GbE Controller

08/20/03
 

2880_201 l

TYAN  Thunder K8S (S2880) V2.01
New features and Fixes :
* Add Opteron Model 246 support
* Add ignore keyboard error option
* Update Broadcom PXE Option ROM
* Fix install from USB CDROM with some Linux 64bit OS

06/10/03
 

2880_107

TYAN  Thunder K8S (S2880) V1.07
This is the first release BIOS.

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