DOSODI.TXT Driver File Contents (1050460638320LNIC_10_100B_driver_020617.zip)

            VIA VT6105 Rhine III Fast Ethernet Adapter Installation
                          for NetWare Client for DOS

Introduction:
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  The Fast Ethernet 10/100Mb ODI Driver for DOS workstations confirms to the
  Novell Open Data-Link Interface (ODI) specification.
  This document shows you how to setup the driver and how to use the enhanced
  functions by setting the custom keywords in configuration file.


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

  Installation by using Netware ODI Client Install utility:
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    Please install the Netware ODI client driver files following the
    procedures as described in the Netware installation guide.

    1) Enter the destination directory for the Netware client:
       (The default irectory is C:\NWCLIENT)

    2) Install will modify your AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS files.
       Allow changes? (Y/N)

    3) Do you want to install support for MS Window? (Y/N)

    4) Select the driver for your network board:
         . Scroll the list to choose OTHER DRIVERS.
         . Press <Enter>, and the "Insert The Driver Disk" dialog box will be
           prompted. Type the path to the directory which contain driver and
           information file.
           (A:\NWCLIENT\DOSODI)
         . Press <Enter> and select target ODI driver.
         . Select optional settings.
         . Press "F10" to save.

    5) Press <Enter> to install.

  System with existing Netware client programs:
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    Using NETX.EXE:
      If there are Netware client programs such as LSL.COM, IPXODI, and
      NETX.EXE in your system already, you can use the following procedures
      to setup your system.

      1) Copy the FETODI.COM file to the Netware client directory which
         contains NET.CFG, LSL.COM, IPXODI.COM, and NETX.COM files.

      2) Update the NET.CFG file. You can refer to the above sample.

      3) Make sure to add LASTDRIVE=E in your CONFIG.SYS file if your want the
         first network drive to be F.

      4) Enter the following commands to connect to your Novell server:
            LSL
            FETODI
            IPXODI
            NETX
            F:
            LOGIN <user_name>

    Using VLM.EXE:
      If there are Netware client programs such as: LSL.COM, IPXODI, and
      VLM.EXE in your system already, you can use the following procedures
      to setup your system.

      1) Copy the FETODI.COM file to the Netware client directory which
         contains NET.CFG, LSL.COM, IPXODI.COM, and VLM.COM files.

      2) Update the NET.CFG file. You can refer to the above sample.

      3) Make sure to add LASTDRIVE=Z in your CONFIG.SYS file.

      3) Enter the following commands to connect to your Novell server:
            LSL
            FETODI
            IPXODI
            VLM
            F:
            LOGIN <user_name>

  NOTE:
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    Multiple LAN Adapters in a system:
      If you want to install mutiple LAN adapter in your system, you have to
      use the keyword, PCISLOT, in NET.CFG file to let driver locate the right
      adapter. You can use the diagnostic program under DOS prompt to show
      all the Ethernet addresses of your adapters.


Configuration Files:
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    File Name: NET.CFG
    ------------------
        ...
        LINK DRIVER FETODI
            FRAME ETHERNET_802.2

        # The followings are Custom Keywords. Put the keywords to enable the
        # special functions.
        FULLDUPLEX ------ This keyword is used to force full duplex mode.
                          (suggest use CONNECTIONTYPE instead of this keyword)

        HALFDUPLEX ------ This keyword is used to force half duplex mode.
                          (suggest use CONNECTIONTYPE instead of this keyword)

        SPEED ----------- This keyword is used to force Line Speed at 10Mbps
                          or 100Mbps.
                          (suggest use CONNECTIONTYPE instead of this keyword)

        AUTO ------------ This keyword is used to force the chip at
                          auto-negotiation mode.
                          (suggest use CONNECTIONTYPE instead of this keyword)

        PCISLOT --------- This keyword is used to force slot number for
                          specified NIC card.

        CONNECTIONTYPE -- This keyword is used to specify duplex and speed
                          mode. The strings are:
                              AUTOSENSE
                              10BaseT
                              10BaseTFD
                              100BasetTX
                              100BasetTXFD

        FLOW_CONTROL ---- This keyword is used to specify flow control
                          ability. The strings are:
                              HARDWARE_DEFAULT
                              ENABLE
                              DISABLE

    * Note: You don't have to define INT and PORT number in your NET.CFG file.

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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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