NWCLIENT.TXT Driver File Contents (a320v14.zip)

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*          AcerLAN ALN-320 10/100 Base-TX Fast Ethernet Adapter             *
*                    ODI Driver for DOS Workstations                        *
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Introduction:
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  The Fast Ethernet 10M/100M ODI Driver for DOS workstations confirms to the
  Novell Open Data-Link Interface (ODI) specification. This document shows you
  how to setup the driver and how to use the enhanced functions by setting the
  custom keywords in configuration file.

Contents of the Subdirectory:
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    ALN320.COM          The ODI driver for DOS workstations.
    ALN320.INS          The installation information file.
    NWCLIENT.TXT        This file.
    NET.CFG             configuration file

  System with existing Netware client programs:
  ---------------------------------------------
    Using NETX.EXE:
      If there are Netware client programs such as LSL.COM, IPXODI, and
      NETX.EXE in your system already, you can use the following procedures
      to setup your system.

      1) Copy the ALN320.COM file to the Netware client directory which contains
         NET.CFG, LSL.COM, IPXODI.COM, and NETX.COM files.
      2) Update the NET.CFG file. You can refer to the above sample.
      3) Make sure to add LASTDRIVE=E in your CONFIG.SYS file if your want the
         first network drive to be F.
      4) Enter the following commands to connect to your Novell server:
                LSL
                ALN320
                IPXODI
                NETX
                F:
                LOGIN <user_name>

    Using VLM.EXE:
      If there are Netware client programs such as: LSL.COM, IPXODI, and
      VLM.EXE in your system already, you can use the following procedures
      to setup your system.

      1) Copy the ALN320.COM file to the Netware client directory which contains
         NET.CFG, LSL.COM, IPXODI.COM, and NETX.COM files.
      2) Update the NET.CFG file. You can refer to the above sample.
      3) Make sure to add LASTDRIVE=Z in your CONFIG.SYS file.
      3) Enter the following commands to connect to your Novell server:
                LSL
                ALN320
                IPXODI
                VLM
                F:
                LOGIN <user_name>

  NOTE:
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    Multiple Lan Adapters in a system:
      If you want to install mutiple Lan adapter in your system, you have to use
      the keyword, PCIID, in NET.CFG file to let driver locate the right
      adapter. You can use the diagnostic program (A:\ACERSET.EXE) under DOS
      prompt to show all the Ethernet addresses of your adapters.

Configuration Files:
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    File Name:          NET.CFG
    ----------
    Sample of configuration file:
    -----------------------------

        ...
        LINK DRIVER ALN320
                FRAME ETHERNET_802.2

        # The followings are Custom Keywords. Put the keywords to enable the
        # special functions.
                FULLDUPLEX
        ...

    Custom Keywords:
    ----------------
        FULLDUPLEX                      This keyword is used to force full
                                        duplex mode.
        HALFDUPLEX                      This keyword is used to force half
                                        duplex mode.
        SPEED                           This keyword is used to force Line
                                        Speed at 10 or 100.

        Note: You don't have to define INT and PORT number in your NET.CFG file.



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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.

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