pci.txt Driver File Contents (sp12778.exe)

   PCI installation

Installing an adapter in a PCI Slot

1  With power off, put the adapter in the server.

2  Start the server. In most cases, the PCI server will
   automatically configure the adapter. If this doesn't
   happen, you may have to configure the server to work
   with the adapter. See the next section for details.

If you have problems

Some PCI servers require additional configuration to 
install a PCI adapter. Follow these steps to complete the 

1  Make sure you have the latest BIOS version for your

2  Make sure the BIOS is set up correctly.

The following sections describe these steps in detail.

Make sure you have the latest BIOS version

Contact your server's manufacturer to make sure you're
using the latest BIOS.

BIOS setup

In some PCI servers, you may need to enable the PCI slot
using the BIOS Setup program. This is especially common in
PCI servers with a Phoenix BIOS.

After installing the adapter, turn on the server and enter
the Setup program during system initialization (usually by
pressing F1, F2, or Ctrl-Alt-S). The key you press is
usually shown on the screen.

Once in Setup, find the entry for PCI slots.  Set these
   PCI Slot#:     Slot where the adapter is installed (1-3)
   Master:        ENABLED
   Slave:         ENABLED
   Latency Timer: 40
   Interrupt:     Choose an IRQ.
   Edge-level:    Level

The exact wording of the parameters varies with different

Save the changes, exit Setup, and continue with the

Updating the Compaq DeskPRO XL BIOS

There are two primary steps:

1  Upgrade the Compaq system BIOS to v2.22E (available from
   In general, follow the instructions on page 7-12 (Using
   the Compaq EISA Configuration Utility) in the Compaq
   "Beyond Setup for the DeskPro XL." This includes: Power
   off, Set switch 6 to ON, Power on, Run EISA Config
   Utility to reconfigure, select computer setup icon,
   select OK to restart, Press F10 with cursor in upper
   right of screen, select System Configuration, wait while
   computer reconfigures, enter to complete, MAKE SURE to
   set S6 back to OFF position before powering off (this
   disables the erase option).

2  Upgrade the Compaq Rompaq, and follow the instructions
   The Compaq BBS Rompaq upgrade for the DeskPro/XL
   (SP1022.zip) works with this adapter.
   In general, follow the instructions from Compaq, which
   include setting switch S1 to On for update.  (S1 On -
   disabled:  Flash ROM can be updated. S1 OFF - enabled:
   Prevents Flash ROM updates. Off is the default.)
   To correctly enable the card after this BIOS is
   1  On restart, press F10 to go into the configuration
      utility when the blinking cursor moves to the right
   2  The COMPAQ configuration screen should come up.  The
      BIOS rev. shown here must be 2.22E (or later).
   3  Press return to get initial configuration choices.
   4  Press CTRL-A. If a message saying 'Advanced Features
      Enabled' does not appear, you cannot enable the adapter.
   5  Press return to confirm, and then choose Configure
   6  After the configuration runs, choose View, Edit
   7  Under the Advanced Features section, look for PCI
      Master Enable. The default is disabled. Change the
      setting to enabled.
   8  Further down, in Slot X, you should see PCI Ethernet
      Controller.  Move the cursor to enabled, and press F6
      to check the settings. Typically, the adapter
      will be INT 2(9). Change this to INT 10.
   9  Move down to Embedded PCI Ethernet Controller. The
      default is enabled. Change the setting to disabled.
   10 Save settings and exit.

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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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