README.TXT Driver File Contents (30kit102.zip)

05 August 1997
			   Version V1.02
				for
		  DE305 Digital EtherWORKS ISA Adapter
		=======================================


 Copyright (C) 1997 Digital Equipment Corporation,
 All Rights Reserved.  Unpublished rights reserved
 under the copyright laws of the United States.


 RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND   Use, duplication, or
 disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to
 restrictions as set forth in Subparagraph (c)(1)(ii)
 of DFARS 252.227-7013, or in FAR 52.227-19, as
 applicable.


 Welcome to Digital's growing family of users and thank
 you for purchasing one of our many networking products.


 Digital's Network Product Business is committed to providing
 you with updated device drivers to insure that these cards
 will install easily, perform exceptionally well, and operate
 in all the latest network operating systems (NOS).


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* GENERAL README INFORMATION *
******************************

This README.TXT file describes the contents of this Driver
Distribution Diskette.  A RELEASE.NOT file, also included
in the root directory of this diskette, contains detailed
technical information regarding known anomalies.

Some of the README.TXT files are long.  You can print a
copy of the appropriate README.TXT before beginning any of
the installations. To view the README.TXT file,  you can
use a text editor installed on your system,  or use the
following procedure:

At the MS-DOS prompt, enter the following:

	   MORE <README.TXT

The text output pauses at the end of each full screen.
The text output resumes when you press ENTER. To stop
viewing the README.TXT file, press CTRL-C.


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* GENERAL DE305 INFORMATION *
*****************************

 The most important thing for Digital's DE305 Adapter is that:
 ================================================================

 ***  To use DE305 adapter on Non-PnP machine, please run 1Step
      program or  SETUP305.EXE(in A:\ )  program,  and set the
      DE305 adapter to jumpless mode, otherwise driver can not
      recognize the adapter.

 ***  1Step program can not be used with Universal Network Client
      (UNC) diskette Ver 1.1, it must use together with Universal
      Network Client(UNC) diskette Ver 1.21 or later.

 ***  The driver DE305.COM is used for the Novell 3.1x and 4.x
      network environments. Once fully installed a workstation
      running this driver can log into a server running either
      NetWare v3.1x or v4.x.

 ***  OEMSETNT.INF(NT3.5x, NT4.0 drivers information file)
	 put in Digital driver diskette  A:\

 ***  OEMSETUP.INF(WFW 3.11 NDIS3 drivers information file)
	 put in Digital driver diskette  A:\

 ***  DE305.INF (WINDOWS 95 drivers information file)
	 put in Digital driver diskette  A:\

 ***  The NOVELL\SRVODI directory driver support Netware 4.10 and 3.1x.

 ***  If DE305 adapter is setted in jumpless mode(I/O 320 or 340),
      in case which conflicted with some other device like SCSI Adapter.
      It may not boot from DOS.
      Please boot from floppy disk and run SETUP305.exe to readjust
      DE305 adapter's I/O setting.

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* DRIVER DISTRIBUTION DISKETTE ORGANIZATION *
*********************************************

 Diskette Contents
 -----------------

  --------------------------------------------------------------------
  Files and
  Subdirectories      Description
  --------------------------------------------------------------------

  INSTALL.BAT         Batch file for installing the 1Step program; it
		      also runs 1Step automatically after completing
		      the installation. To run this program from DOS,
		      type INSTALL and press Enter.

  SETUP.BAT           Used to run the installation utility

  STARTODI.BAT        Batch file for connecting the ODI driver to
		      the server automatically. To run this program
		      from DOS, type STARTODI and press Enter.

  1STEP.EXE           1Step Installation Program for setting up
		      the  adapter's  hardware  configuration,
		      software driver and running diagnostics.

  SETUP305.EXE        Setup Program for setting up the adapter's
		      hardware configuration.

  DE305.INF           For Microsoft Windows 95

  OEMSETUP.INF        For Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11

  OEMSETNT.INF        For Microsoft Windows NT 3.5, NT 3.51 and NT 4.0

  HELP.TXT            Text file about 1Step's online help. You can
		      view this file within the 1Step program by
		      pressing <F1>. Or you can view using the
		      DOS TYPE command.

  README.TXT          This file. Presents a summary of the contents
		      of your Driver Diskette.

  RELEASE.NOT         Release Driver Diskette notes.

  \BOOTROM            Subdirectory containing text file for
		      Boot ROM information

  \DMI                Subdirectory containing DE305.MIF file

  \INSTALL            Subdirectory containing setup305 program which
		      can use at batch file to change hardware
		      configuration of DE305 adapter

  \LANDRV32           Subdirectory for Novell NetWare Green River driver,
		      Also includes text file for instructions to
		      install the driver.

  \MSLANMAN.DOS       Subdirectory for DOS NDIS drivers for Microsoft
		      LAN Manager Versions 1.x and 2.x; also includes
		      text file for instructions to install the driver

  \MSLANMAN.OS2       Subdirectory for OS/2 NDIS drivers for Microsoft
		      LAN Manager Versions 1.x and 2.x; also includes
		      text file for instructions to install the driver

  \NDIS2              Subdirectory containing programs and installation
		      instructions for using the NDIS driver in the
		      following programs:

		      * Microsoft Windows for Workgroups
		      * Microsoft LAN Manager
		      * IBM LAN Server
		      * Banyan VINES
		      * Wollongong Pathway Access
		      * DEC PATHWORKS
		      * SUN PC-NFS

  \NDIS2\DOS          Subdirectory for NDIS/DOS driver

  \NDIS2\OS2          Subdirectory for NDIS/OS2 driver

  \NOVELL             Subdirectory for Novell NetWare Drivers

       \DOSODI        Subdirectory for Novell NetWare DOS/ODI driver,
		      and Digital's MPX DOS/ODI driver for NetWare;
		      Also includes text file for instructions to
		      install the driver

       \OS2ODI        Subdirectory for Novell NetWare OS2/ODI driver;
		      also includes text file for instruction to
		      install the driver

       \SRVODI        Subdirectory for Novell NetWare ODI Ver 4.10
		      server driver. Also includes text file for
		      instructions to install the driver

	    \3_1x     Subdirectory for Novell NetWare ODI Ver 3.12 server
		      driver. Also includes text file for instructions to
		      install the driver

  \PKTDRV             Subdirectory for FTP spec-compliant packet driver
		      and Sun Microsystems PC/NFS Driver
		      also includes instructions to install the driver

  \SCO                Subdirectory for SCO UNIX R3.2v4.x driver.
		      Also include text file for instructions to install
		      the driver.

  \WFW                Subdirectory containing Windows for Workgroups 3.11
		      drivers

  \WIN95              Subdirectory containing Windows 95 drivers and
		      readme file

  \WINNT              Subdirectory containing Windows NT 3.5x Mini Port
		      drivers which can support NT3.5, NT3.51 and NT4.0


*********************************************
*   UPDATED SOFTWARE ELECTRONIC LOCATIONS   *
*********************************************

  The latest software releases are available via anonymous FTP over
  the Internet.  Connect to ftp.digital.com and set your default
  directory to /pub/DEC/adapters.

  Our easy-to-use, menu-driven Networks Bulletin Board Service
  gives you on-line access to the latest product information,
  device drivers, and utilities!  Simply dial (508)486-5777,
  24 hours a day!

  For the latest in supported platforms and product information
  regarding your Digital EtherWORKS product, call your local
  authorized Digital reseller, or dial 1-800-DIGITAL in the U.S.

*******************************************************************

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*     TRADEMARKS    *
*********************

  DEC, Digital, and DECpc are trademarks of Digital Equipment
  Corporation.

  Microsoft, MS, and MS-DOS are registered trademarks and Windows,
  Windows NT and Windows 95 are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

  Novell, NetWare, and LAN WorkPlace are registered trademarks and
  NetWare Loadable Module, NLM, and NetWare SFT are trademarks
  of Novell, Incorporated.

  OS/2 is a registered trademark of International Business Machines
  Corporation.


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