Tomcat i7230W (S5162) 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

11/28/06

5162_103

TYAN TOMCAT i7230W (S5162)  BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Added delay for IPMI initialization to fix an issue where
   it couldn't detect the BMC version when powering on the
   system
* Modified the hardware monitor and LAN control according
   to the BoardID
* Updated bios to included Beep Codes for NO POST
* Updated SMDC temperature dispaly for greater accuracy

09/13/06

5162_102

TYAN TOMCAT i7230W (S5162)  BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue where the motherboard couldn't boot from
   a DOM
* Fixed an issue with the COM B port not functioning correctly
* Set the Intel Virtualization Technology default to [Enable}
* Fixed an issue with a 3WARE 9550SX-8LP PCI-X CARD
   where the Option ROM would not load during POST
* Modified GPIO settings for LAN disable/enable according
   to BoardID
* Modified temperature sense according to BoardID
* Added a patch for PCI-E card with bridge
* Fixed a memory test reboot issue by correcting the GPIO
   setting

07/03/06

5162_101

TYAN TOMCAT i7230W (S5162)  BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* Changed the Power Failure option in the bios to [Always On]

05/19/06

5162_100

TYAN TOMCAT i7230W (S5162)  BIOS V1.00
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first release BIOS

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