Tomcat i7230A (S5160) BIOS

  Current BIOS Revisions


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


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.


At the A: prompt simply type in "
flash" and the rest will be handled by the files included in your download.






TYAN TOMCAT i7230A (S5160)  BIOS V1.04
New features and Fixes :
* Updated CPU Micro Code
* Updated the BIOS Setup Menu to Keep "user define list" in
   boot priority order table even the device is not exist.
* Fixed a issue where system can't boot from the DOM (Disk
   On Module)
* Fixed an isseu where a Windows could not be installed to
   the SCSI HDD if there was an  IDE HDD also installed
* Updated XGi Z7 PCI VGA Option ROM
* Added Intel "Virtualization" support



TYAN TOMCAT i7230A (S5160)  BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Updated Phoenix code base to v1.14
* Change boot priority order method
* Set C1 Enhanced Mode to [Enabled] by default
* Set MTRR configuration to [Discrete] by default
* Updated CPU support
* Updated DMI structure type 38 for M3291 SMDC support



TYAN TOMCAT i7230A (S5160)  BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Added COM2 support
* Updated console type and flow control default settings
* Added a new setup item for enabling and disabling the halt
   on error during the POST



TYAN TOMCAT i7230A (S5160)  BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first release BIOS for S5160.

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