LANMAN.TXT Driver File Contents (MPX-Accton.zip)

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*                       PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter                           *
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*              NDIS2 Driver for Microsoft LAN MANAGER DOS/OS2               *
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The MXNICF driver in the MSLANMAN.DOS and MSLANMAN.OS2 directories
conform to the Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) 2.0
as defined by Microsoft/3Com.

A) NDIS/2 Driver Installation for LAN MANAGER DOS WorkStation
   ==========================================================
   1. If you install LAN Manager for the first time, you Install LAN Manager
      to your HardDisk by running SETUP.EXE program from the setup diskette.
      Upon completion of the workstation's last disk installation, you
      will be asked if you want to import additional network drivers.
      Answer "YES".

      If you have already installed LAN Manager in your hard disk, run
      SETUP.EXE from HardDisk and select "Actions"->"Import Network Driver"
      option.

   2. Insert the NDIS2 driver diskette into drive 'A' and follow the steps
      on the screen. Select the "Plug&Play ETHERNET ADAPTER" card and press
      "enter", then SETUP.EXE program will copy the necessary NDIS2 driver
      programs from the driver diskette to your hard disk, according to LAN
      MANAGER file structure.

   3. Reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

Configuration Files:
====================

  Sample of configuration file:
  -----------------------------
  (Suppose the Lan Requester package is installed at C:\NET directory)

  File Name:          C:\CONFIG.SYS
  ----------
      LASTDRIVE=Z
      DEVICE=C:\LANMAN.DOS\DRIVERS\PROTMAN\PROTMAN.DOS /i:C:\LANMAN.DOS
      DEVICE=C:\LANMAN.DOS\DRIVERS\ETHERNET\MXNICF\MXNICF.DOS
      DEVICE=C:\LANMAN.DOS\DRIVERS\PROTOCOL\NETBEUI\NETBEUI.DOS

  File Name:          C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT
  ----------
      (Suppose Computer name is set to AAA)
      C:\LANMAN.DOS\DRIVERS\PROTMAN\NETBIND
      NET START WORKSTATION AAA

  File Name:          C:\LANMAN.DOS\PROTOCOL.INI
  ----------
      [PROTOCOL MANAGER]
        DRIVERNAME = PROTMAN$
      [NETBEUI_XIF]
        Drivername = netbeui$
        BINDINGS   = "MXNICF_NIF"
      [MXNICF_NIF]
        DRIVERNAME = MXNICF$


B) NDIS/2 Driver Installation for LAN MANAGER OS2 Server
   =====================================================
   1. If you install LAN Manager for the first time, you Install LAN Manager
      to your HardDisk by running SETUP.EXE program from the setup diskette.
      Upon completion of the workstation's last disk installation, you
      will be asked if you want to import additional network drivers.
      Answer "YES".

      If you have already installed LAN Manager in your hard disk, run
      SETUP.EXE from HardDisk and select "Actions"->"Import Network Driver"
      option.

   2. Insert the NDIS2 driver diskette into drive 'A' and follow the steps
      on the screen. Select the "PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter" card and
      press "enter", then SETUP.EXE program will copy the necessary NDIS2
      driver programs from the driver diskette to your hard disk, according
      to LAN MANAGER file structure.

   3. Reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

Configuration Files:
====================

  Sample of configuration file:
  -----------------------------
  (Suppose the Lan Requester package is installed at C:\NET directory)

  File Name:          C:\CONFIG.SYS
  ----------
      DEVICE=C:\IBMCOM\MACS\MXNICF.OS2

  File Name:          C:\STARTUP.CMD
  ----------
      NET START SERVER
      @if errorlevel 2 C:\IBMLAN\NETPROG\lserr.exe

  File Name:          C:\IBMCOM\PROTOCOL.INI
  ----------
      [IBMLXCFG]
         ...
         MXNICF_nif = MXNICF.nif
         ...
      [NETBEUI_nif]
         ...
         Bindings = MXNICF_nif
         ...
      [ODI2NDI_nif]
         ...
         Bindings = MXNICF_nif
         ...
      [TCPIP_nif]
         ...
         Bindings = MXNICF_nif
      [MXNICF_nif]
         DriverName    = MXNICF$

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