README.TXT Driver File Contents (GN-D30TXV38.zip)

   Server Driver for NetWare 3.11 and 3.12

   Introduction:
   -------------
   This document describes the procedure to install the NetWare v3.11
   and v3.12 server driver for REALTEK RTL8139 Fast Ethernet adapter.

   Location of Driver:     \NETWARE\SERVER\31X\RTSSRV.LAN


   Installation Procedure for V3.11:
   --------------------------------
      Before you start with the installation  process,  make sure that
      the Novell NetWare v3.11 server is properly installed.
      Similarly, your adapter should also be properly installed in your
      server.

      1. These files can be obtained from driver disk subdirectory
         A:\NETWARE\SERVER\31X

         MSM31X.NLM
         ETHERTSM.NLM
         LSLENH.NLM
         MONITOR.NLM
         PATCHMAN.NLM
         RTSSRV.LAN

      2. Copy all RTSSRV.LAN related files from this Driver Diskette 
         subdirectory A:\NETWARE\SERVER\31X into the NetWare 386 SERVER
         hard disk. (If some files exists, rename the  existing files).

      3. Run  SERVER.EXE  from  your  server.  You will see a series of
         NetWare messages on screen.

      4. When the NetWare 386 prompt appears (indicated by a colon), load
         your server driver. Simply type:

         : LOAD C:\SERVER.311\LSLENH <Enter>
         : LOAD C:\SERVER.311\RTSSRV <Enter>

      5. Bind IPX to the adapter driver. At the NetWare server prompt,
         type:

         :BIND IPX TO RTSSRV <Enter>

      6. After you press <Enter>, the computer prompts you the Network
         Number. For details on how to assign this number, please refer
         to your NetWare 386 Installation Manual.

      7. Add the load and bind statements you require to the server's
         AUTOEXEC.NCF file so  that  the  LAN  driver  will be loaded
         automatically once the server starts up.

   Installation Procedure for V3.12:
   ---------------------------------
      Before you start with the installation  process,  make sure that
      the Novell NetWare v3.12 server is properly installed.
      Similarly, your adapter should also be properly installed in your
      server.

      1. These files can be obtained from driver disk subdirectory
         A:\NETWARE\SERVER\31X

         MSM31x.NLM
         ETHERTSM.NLM
         RTSSRV.LAN 

      2. Copy all RTSSRV.LAN related files from this Driver Diskette  
         subdirectory A:\NETWARE\SERVER\31X into the NetWare 386 SERVER
         hard disk. (If some files exists, rename the  existing files.)

      3. Run  SERVER.EXE  from  your  server.  You will see a series of
         NetWare messages on screen.

      4. When the NetWare 386 prompt appears (indicated by a colon),load
         your server driver. Simply type:

         : LOAD C:\SERVER.312\RTSSRV <Enter>

      5. Bind IPX to the adapter driver. At the NetWare server prompt
         type:

         :BIND IPX TO RTSSRV <Enter>

      6. After you press <Enter>, the computer prompts you the Network
         Number. For details on how to assign this number, please refer
         to your NetWare 386 Installation Manual.


      7. Add the load and bind statements you require to the server's
         AUTOEXEC.NCF file so that the LAN driver will be loaded
         automatically once the server starts up.


   NOTES:
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      1. Installing Multiple LAN Adapters:
         The keyword "EtherID" is the ethernet address of a adapter. This
         keyword is provided for multiple LAN adapters in a single server
         by the driver RTSSRV.LAN.  So, add EtherID in LOAD commands. For
         example:

         LOAD RTSSRV EtherID=0123456789AB FRAME=Ethernet_802.2 NAME=LAN_A
         BIND IPX TO LAN_A NET=11
         LOAD RTSSRV EtherID=1234567890AB FRAME=Ethernet_802.3 NAME=LAN_B
         BIND IPX TO LAN_B NET=22

      2. Installing One LAN Adapter with Multiple Frame Types:
         When  binding multiple frame types to one adapter, enter a LOAD
         and BIND statement for each frame type. Each LOAD statement will
         use a different network number is required on the bind statement.
         You need  to supply  a name on each load line in order to avoid
         being  prompted  for which  board to bind IPX to. If you do not
         have the name option in the AUTOEXEC.NCF , it will not  execute
         completely without user intervention.  Example:

           LOAD RTSSRV FRAME=ETHERNET_802.3 NAME=IEE8023
           BIND IPX TO IEE8023 NET=77777
           LOAD RTSSRV FRAME=ETHERNET_802.2 NAME=IEE8022
           BIND IPX TO IEE8022 NET=88888

      2. The keyword "MEDIUMTYPE" is provided for specifying adapter's speed
         (10M/100M) and duplex mode(half/full), add MEDIUMTYPE in
         LOAD commands.

         MEDIUMTYPE=AUTO    :  AUTO NEGOTIATION
         MEDIUMTYPE=10HALF  :  10M  SPPED AND HALFDUPLEX MODE
         MEDIUMTYPE=10FULL  :  10M  SPPED AND FULLDUPLEX MODE
         MEDIUMTYPE=100HALF :  100M SPPED AND HALFDUPLEX MODE
         MEDIUMTYPE=100FULL :  100M SPPED AND FULLDUPLEX MODE
         For example:

         LOAD RTSSRV FRAME=Ethernet_802.2 NAME=LAN_A SLOT=1
         MEDIUMTYPE=100FULLBIND IPX TO LAN_A NET=11

   If problems occur during the binding process, your  screen will prompt
   you with error  messages.  Please refer to your NetWare 386 manual for
   details on these messages.





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  • 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.

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