Tempest i5000VF (S5370) 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

09/25/06
 

5370_103

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VF (S5370)  BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Updated Intel CPU micro code
* Updated Intel memory code to v1.11A
* Added Keyboard error reporting to the setup item in the BIOS
* Fixed an issue where the system only shows 1 CPU (2 CPUs
   used) after clearing the CMOS

08/11/06
 

5370_102

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VF (S5370)  BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed SATA HDD detection issue when installing Window
   server 2003
* Fixed an issue where some CD-ROM/DVD-ROMs were not
   functioning fully
* Updated Intel CPU micro code.
* Fixed an issue where RedHat 4 would not install properly if
   Processor Power Management is set to [Enable] or HT is
   set to [Disable]
* Improved EIST functionality for Intel 5100 series CPU's

06/12/06
 

5370_101

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VF (S5370)  BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* Updated Intel memory code to v1.00
* Updated AHCI ROM to v1.02
* Updated CPU micro code
* Fixed an issue where the system could not wakeup from S1
   by ESB2 Gigal LAN
* Updated keyboard module
* Fixed a RedHat 4 WS UP2 hang issue when 2 Dempsey CPU's
   are present

05/23/06
 

5370_100

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VF (S5370)  BIOS V1.00
New features and Fixes :
This is the first release BIOS.

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