RELEASE.TXT Driver File Contents (nk1000t32bit.zip)

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                           R E L E A S E    N O T E S
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                       Altima Gigabit Ethernet Driver

         For Microsoft Windows Win95 (Retail & OSR2) ; Windows NT 4.0  ;
Windows 98SE; Windows 2000 ; Windows Me ; Windows XP 32 ; Windows XP IA-64 

                  Copyright (c) 2000-2001 Altima Corporation

                              All rights reserved.


Version     Release Date
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2.5           09/24/01

Changes from prior release:

1. Fixed Altima cable unplug problem at 1Gb.  Also requires 2.4 EEPROM or  later.

2. Updated configuration selection for various Altima adapter packet size supports.




Version     Release Date
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2.4           09/10/01

Changes from prior release:

1. Fixed problem booting up without cable connected.



Version     Release Date
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2.3           09/06/01

Feature Support Note:
1. Transmit and receive Flow Control is not supported on Altima Copper/Fibre Adapters.
   Please disregard Windows NT 4 Help references and configuration tabs under 
   network adapter properties.

Changes from prior release:

1. Corrected Windows 2000 installation issue reported by Windows Certification test.
2. Corrected Adapter operation in 10 Mbs mode.


Version     Release Date
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2.2           08/03/01

Feature Support Note:
1. Transmit and receive Flow Control is not supported on Altima Copper/Fibre Adapters.
   Please disregard Windows NT 4 Help references and configuration tabs under 
   network adapter properties.

Changes from prior release:

1.  Corrected Initialization issue with Altima Fiber Interface Adapters


Version     Release Date
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2.1           08/02/01

Feature Support Note:
1. Transmit and receive Flow Control is not supported on Altima Copper/Fibre Adapters.
   Please disregard Windows NT 4 Help references and configuration tabs under 
   network adapter properties.

Changes from prior release:

1. Added support for current chip versions A2 and B4




Version     Release Date
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2.0           08/01/01

Feature Support Note:
1. Transmit and receive Flow Control is not supported on Altima Copper/Fibre Adapters.
   Please disregard Windows NT 4 Help references and configuration tabs under 
   network adapter properties.

Changes from prior release:
1. Increased Driver Version to 2.0 and added support for Altima 1001 , Altima 1002 ,
    Altima 1003 Adapters in Driver  and installation    .inf     files.

2. Added Microsoft Windows95 "Retail" Build 1950 compatibility which was the original
   Operataing System released and was later upgraded to OEM Service Release 2 (OSR2). 

3. Driver crash after running ping for 30 minutes on an Athlon MP.



Version     Release Date
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1.36          06/1/01

Feature Support Note:
1. Transmit and receive Flow Control is not supported on Altima Copper/Fibre Adapters.
   Please disregard Windows NT 4 Help references and configuration tabs under 
   network adapter properties.

Changes from prior release:
1. Added NDIS 3 Driver Binary to Release package for proper MS Windows 95 Support.



Version     Release Date
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1.35          04/13/01

Feature Support Note:
1. Transmit and receive Flow Control is not supported on Altima Copper/Fibre Adapters.
   Please disregard Windows NT 4 Help references and configuration tabs under 
   network adapter properties.

Changes from prior release:
1. Corrected WakeOnLan operation for Altima Copper Adapters.



Version     Release Date
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1.34          04/02/01

Changes from prior release:
1. Changed driver loading for Windows 98, so that it would not cause invalid code
    exception if the Operating System is not Windows 98 Second Edition.
	In Win98 and WinME and Win2K ; you must uninstall the Altima adapter using 
	control panel and start an add hardware operation to read the new installation 
	setting file ( .inf ) and accept the new driver for the card.




Version     Release Date
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1.33          03/26/01

Changes from prior release:
1. Enhanced installation inf files to display Copper/Fibre boards;
   and install capability for MS Windows ME and Win98 and XP.




Version     Release Date
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1.32          03/16/01

Changes from prior release:
1. Added support for the Agilent fiber PHY boards.


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