README.TXT Driver File Contents (

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*                         PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter                         *
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*                      Ethernet Driver for SCOUNIX 5.0                      *
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   Below are instructions for creating a "/metf" directory for SCO "custom".
   "/metf" directory contains the MDI device driver for Fast Ethernet Adapter.
   MDI drivers are used with SCO's Open Server 5.0 Operating System. Once the
   /metf/VOL.000.000 is created, follow the SCO instructions for using the
   "custom" and "netconfig" utilities to install the driver.


  1. Login as root user. (On system maintenance mode)

  2. Put network driver diskette to floppy A: and use doscp command
     to copy the file "install" for installing SCO UNIX Network Driver
     into UNIX's directory.

       # cd /
       # doscp a:/sco/5.x/install /install
       # chmod +x install
       # ./install

       Install PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter Driver (MDI)
       Please input source path ? ( ex: a:/sco/5.x )==> a:/sco/5.x
       (VOL.000.000 file will be created in the /metf directory)

  3. Run custom to enter software manager procedure. From the menu select:

     Software -> Install New -> From scosysv (i.e. local host) ->
     Media Device (select "Media Images") -> keyin full path for "Image
     Directory" (i.e. /metf)

     The "Macronix MX987xx Family Fast Ethernet Adapter MDI Driver (ver 1.0.5)"
     message will appear. Select "Install". When custom has completed,
     quit custom.

  4. Use netconfig utility to add LAN adapter.

        # netconfig

  5. To add adapters, select "Add new LAN adapter" from "Hardware".
     The message "The following adapters have been found:" will appear. Select
     "Macronix MX987xx Family Fast Ethernet Adapter MDI Driver".

  6. Select SCO TCP/IP to add protocol.

  7. Enter the required information and use [TAB] key to press "OK"

       Local Host Name:  |scosysv_____________|
            IP Address:  ||
               Netmask:  ||
     Broadcast Address:  ||
           Domain Name:  |scosysv.com_________|
       TCP connections:  |1024________________|
           Pseudo ttys:  |64__________________|

  8. At "Hardware" menu select "Exit" to quit the netconfig utility.

  9. Do you want to relink to kernel now ?               y

 10. Do you want this kernel to boot by default (y/n)    y

 11. Do you want the kernel environment rebuilt (y/n)    y

 12. Reboot unix.

         # shutdown -y -g0

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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.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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