Tomcat i7210 (S5112) 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

07/03/06
amiflash

5112_107

TYAN TOMCAT i7210 (S5112)  BIOS V1.07
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an Award Preboot Agent Installation Failure issue
* Fixed an issue where the system would autoboot if
   a previous boot without memory had taken place
   regardless of how the power failure in the bios was set

05/17/05
amiflash

5112_106

TYAN TOMCAT i7210 (S5112)  BIOS V1.06
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed some compatibliity issues with Adaptec SCSI card
   and ARC-1120 raid card
* Updated the  SiL3114 Option ROM to v5.0.48
* Updated the Intel 82547GI PXE ROM
* Fixed an issue where the SiL3114 Option ROM would not
   load/operate correctly upon POST

03/17/05
amiflash

5112_105

TYAN TOMCAT i7210 (S5112)  BIOS V1.05
New features and Fixes :
* Addressed an issue with SL7PM P4 3.0GHz w 1MB cache
   and 800MHz FSB not detecting correctly during POST
* Updated the CPU Micro coding to add E0 stepping support

Note: Use of this bios will require a fresh/clean OS installation for anything using the prior Adaptec firmware off the ICH5R chipset

12/30/04
amiflash

5112_104

TYAN TOMCAT i7210 (S5112)  BIOS V1.04
New features and Fixes :
* Updated Adaptec Option Rom v3.2-1 1255 for the
   6300ESB chipset
* Fixed an issue where the memory would report the
   wrong amount when setting up a RAID array
* Fixed an issue where the system would not install a Linux
   distribution when using an ARC-1120 SATA RAID controller
   card
* Fixed an issue where the system would hang at POST
   (95h) when inserting a USB device

Note: Use of this bios will require a fresh/clean OS installation for anything using the prior Adaptec firmware off the ICH5R chipset

08/31/04
amiflash

5112_103

TYAN TOMCAT i7210 (S5112)  BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed issue to allow SiL3114 or ICH5R to boot
   interchangeably
* Fixed issue for PXE conflicting with RPB

04/30/04
amiflash

5112_101

TYAN TOMCAT i7210 (S5112)  BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* Updated PCI-X and SCSI device support 

04/09/04
amiflash

5112_100

TYAN TOMCAT i7210 (S5112)  BIOS V1.00
This is the first release BIOS for S5112.

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