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Date Filename Version
2008/12/02 S3970_v205 v2.05

Problem Fix Description:

- Updated AMD AGESA code to v3.3.0.0
- Enabled NCQ functionality

2008/07/30 v.2.04

Problem Fix Description:


- Updated AMD AGESA code to v3.1.9.0
- Added Bios option to Enable/Disable USB functions

- Added USB Keyboard Check option for when “Keyboard Error Report” is enabled

- Fixed an issue where you could not properly install the SATA driver under Server 2008
- Fixed a HDD size display error during the summary screen if HDD is larger than 1TB in size
- Fixed an issue where you could not create a RAID 5 array*

- Updated bios boot order to make the Broadcom PXE Option ROM boot first if there were other onboard Option ROM’s present                

- Force onboard SATA RAID to load Option ROM 2nd if bios detects RAID is enabled

- Updated the Hardware monitor layout and default settings

- Updated the Chassis Intrusion Detection functions


* must use the latest Ciprico SATA RAID drivers (v4.1.1) available from the Tyan website

2007/11/13 S3970_v203 v2.03
New features and Fixes :
* Updated to AGESA Code v3.1.3.1

2007/09/14 S3970_v202 v2.02
TYAN Tomcat/Thunder h1000E (S3970) BIOS V2.02
New features and Fixes :
* Updated AGESA code to v3.1.1.0
* Added AMD Quad CPU Support

2007/07/31 S3970_v201 v2.01

TYAN Tomcat/Thunder h1000E (S3970) BIOS V2.01
New features and Fixes :
* Fixed an issue where if you cleared the CMOS, upon first boot the system would report
   "CPU Mismatch Detected!"

2007/07/05 s3970_v200 v2.00
TYAN Tomcat/Thunder h1000E (S3970) BIOS V2.00
New features and Fixes :
* Updated AGESA code to v3.09.01
* Updated nVidia SATA RAID Option ROM to v9.85
* Added support for 1TB sized SATA HD's
* Added a SATA ROM option in the boot menu to add support for SATA DVD/SATA devices
* Fixed a Linux boot issue where the system would fail with "error attaching device data"
* Fixed an issue where Solaris 10 wouldn't install

2006/10/17 s3970_103 v1.03

TYAN Tomcat/Thunder h1000E BIOS V1.03
New features and Fixes :
* Update VGA BIOS
* Update Intel 82541 PXE ROM

2006/09/22 s3970_102 v1.02

TYAN Tomcat/Thunder h1000E BIOS V1.02
New features and Fixes :
* Added Endless boot support
* Fixed DMI data can not updated using DMI tool
* Patched smbus conflict with the M3291
* Fixed system hang if the is not enough shadow RAM for PXE booting

2006/08/15 s3970_101 v1.01

TYAN Tomcat/Thunder h1000E BIOS V1.01
New features and Fixes :
* This is the first BIOS release