LSOS2.TXT Driver File Contents (via8233.ZIP)

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*                  VIA PCI 10/100Mb Fast Ethernet Adapter                   *
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*                    NIDS2 Driver for OS2 LAN SERVER                        *
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  The Ethernet NDIS2 Driver for IBM OS2 LAN SERVER confirms to the Network
  Driver Interface Specification(NDIS2). This document shows you how to setup
  the driver and how to use the enhanced functions by setting the custom
  keywords in configuration file.

Contents of the Subdirectory:

    FETND.OS2           The NDIS2 driver for IBM OS2 LAN SERVER.
    FETND.NIF           The installation information file.
    LSOS2.TXT           This file.


  Before starting with the installation process, make sure that the adapter
  is properly installed and configured. You can use the diagnostic program
  (A:\SETUP.EXE) to make sure your connection with the network is correct.

  Installation by using IBM OS2 LAN SERVER Installation utility:
    Please install the IBM LAN SERVER OS2 driver files following the procedures
    as described in the following.

      1. Install OS/2 Lan Server to HardDisk and install PCI Ethernet
         adapter in your system properly.

      2. In OS/2 window, Click the "MPTS" icon.

      3. The screen will display the IBM Logo panel, press "OK".

      4. Select "Install" button.

      5. Insert the PCI Fast Ethernet driver diskette, specify the driver
         path A:\NDIS2\LANSRVR and press <Enter>.

      6. When complete above step to load  FETND.OS2  into OS/2 system,
         then configure your system.

      7. The same step as step 4, select "Configure" button.

      8. The screen will display "Configure" dialog box and select "LAN
         adapters and protocols" then press "configure" button.

      9. The screen will display "LAPS Configuration" dialog box, move
         highlight to "PCI 10/100Mb Fast Ethernet Adapter" item in
         "Network Adapter" window, and select "NetBios" "IEEE802.2" protocol.
         Press "OK".

     10. Installation is complete now. Reset your PC by turning it off
          and on.

Configuration Files:

    Sample of configuration file:

    File Name:          C:\CONFIG.SYS
    File Name:          C:\IBMCOM\PROTOCOL.INI
           LANDD_nif   = LANDD.nif
           NETBEUI_nif = NETBEUI.nif
           ODI2NDI_nif = ODI2NDI.nif
           TCPIP_nif   = TCPIP.nif
           FETND_nif   = FETND.nif
           DriverName    = LANDD$
           Bindings      = FETND_nif
           ETHERAND_TYPE = "I"
           DriverName    = netbeui$
           Bindings      = FETND_nif
           ETHERAND_TYPE = "I"
           DriverName = odi2ndi$
           Bindings   = FETND_nif
           DriverName = TCPIP$
           Bindings   = FETND_nif
           DriverName    = FETND$

    Custom Keywords:
        FULLDUPLEX                      This keyword is used to enable full
                                        duplex mode.

        SPEED                           This keyword is used to force the
                                        adapter at 10Mbps or 100Mbps speed.

        AUTO                            This keyword is used to force the
                                        chip at Auto-Negotiation mode.

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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

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