Transport VX50 (B4881) 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

09/20/06
 

VX50B4881_106

TYAN Transport VX50 (B4881)  BIOS V1.06
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed a system reboot issue when using a GeForce
   7950 GX2 graphics card
* Changed the bios default setting for the Nvidia RAID
   to [Disabled]
* Added IOMMU functionality
* Fixed an issue where the system wouldn't boot from
   scsi card with two raid volumes created
* Updated the NVMM to v4.063.01
* Automatically remap CPU APIC ID according to CPU
   number
* Fixed a SATA RAID Option ROM F10 issue
* Fiexed an issue where you couldn't install an Adaptec RAID card and RedHat3 UP8(2.4 kernel)
* Added support for dual PCIE video cards that has
   multiple bridge design
* Fixed an automatic fan control issue
* Fixed MP table errors

07/07/06
 

VX50B4881_105

TYAN Transport VX50 (B4881)  BIOS V1.05
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed a CPU command bug for the SMDC card
* Updated CPU temperature display
* Updated the nVidia SATA RAID Option ROM to v5.60
* Fixed a SATA ATAPI boot issue
* Fixed a Windows hang issue between the BMC &
   the Hardware
* Updated the M4881 Hardware Monitor 
* Fixed a sensor error for the BMC
* Fixed a Hot Key issue during Option ROM scans

01/11/06
 

VX50B4881_104

TYAN Transport VX50 (B4881)  BIOS V1.04
New features and Fixes :
* Changed Option ROM loading sequence
* Fixed an issue where ECC functions were not working
   properly
* Fixed an issue where bank interleaving was not
   working properly
* Updated Auto Fan Control
* Fixed an issue where 3ware cards were not booting
   correctly

12/12/05
 

VX50B4881_103

TYAN Transport VX50 (B4881)  BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue where the system would sometimes
   hang during POST with a FF Post code while using
   the V102 bios
* Updated the AMD PowerNOW! support for the
   Opteron 854 and 880 CPU's
* Added AMD PowerNOW! support for lower wattage
   Opteron CPU's

09/29/05
 

VX50B4881_101

TYAN Transport VX50 (B4881)  BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first release BIOS

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