Tempest i5000VS (S5372) 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
 

5372_104

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VS (S5372)  BIOS V1.04
New features and Fixes :
* Updated Intel CPU micro code
* Updated Intel memory code to v1.11A
* Support IPMI boot up function from SMDC card (M3291)
   remote control
* Fixed that system only shows 1 CPU (2 CPUs used) after
   clearing the CMOS

08/11/06
 

5372_103

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VS (S5372)  BIOS V1.03
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

06/09/06
 

5372_102

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VS (S5372)  BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Updated RAID Option ROM
* Updated CPU micro coding
* Fixed an error message  that stated "Expansion ROM not
   initialized - PCI on Motherboard Bus:00,
   Device:1F,Function:02" when one tries to install a SCSI card
* Improved universal console redirect function under DOS mode
* Fixed a S1 wake-up issue
* Fixed an issue with the NMI pin not working properly

05/23/06
 

5372_101

TYAN TEMPEST  i5000VS (S5372)  BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
This is the first release BIOS.

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