Thunder K8HM (S3892) 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

12/18/06

S3892_105

TYAN THUNDER K8HM BIOS V1.05
New features and Fixes :
* Updated USB register
* Added BIOS option "SATA ROM" to support SATA DVD/VCD
   BOOT
* Updated ATi ES1000 VGA Option ROM to v8.005.028.000
* Updated the MAX_ACK latency timer

09/22/06

3892_104

TYAN THUNDER K8HM BIOS V1.04
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed read/write SMbus conflict when inserting TYAN SMDC
   card
* Fixed IPMI Support Enabled/Disabled function
* Updated Opteron PowerNOW! support

08/24/06

3892_103

TYAN THUNDER K8HM BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed 82551 can't wake from DOS
* Added error beeps if no DIMMs are present
* Fixed memtest fail when using USB floppy
* To change Zone 1, Zone 2 , Zone 3 Hysteresis Settings
   into 15 C degree
* Change prefixing device type to show from "IDE" to "RAID"
   under BIOS setup
* To Change content of version information into "TYAN
   SMDC Card Found,IPMI :x.xx,FW :x.xx for 3892"
* Setting PWM1,PWM2,PWM3 Ramp Rate=69 msec
* Fixed Bios will only show one single sata drive when
   multiple Seagate sata drives are installed
* Fix MAX_ACK latency timer to 48h(288ns) when PCIE
   device's Link Width is x4
* Fixed CPU1 vdimm report value under BIOS setup
* Endless boot support
* Update SATA Raid option rom from v.RC-200-2005289.1
   to v.RC-210-2006044.3
* Changedwording in BIOS menu from CPUFAN1,FAN1,FAN2
   Power Control to CPUFAN2,FAN3,FAN4 Power Control

05/19/06

3892_102

TYAN THUNDER K8HM BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue if Fan Speed Control is set to [Enabled],
   then the FAN RPM becomes irradic in low temperatures of
   45°C or less
* Updated the ATI ES1000 Option ROM to vyj17348c
* Added support for the TYAN M3291 SMDC
* Added the  AMD 131 errata
* Revised the PCI32 slot IRQ routing table
* Updated the SATA PATA/MMIO Option ROM to v3.0.0015.3
* Added SATA HDD SSC (Spread Spectrum) support
* Fixed an issue where SATA II Seagate and Western Digital
   HD's were not recognized correctly
* Fixed an issue where after a Windows crash, HD's may
   not be detected properly

05/10/06

3892_100

TYAN THUNDER K8HM BIOS V1.00
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first BIOS release

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