DOSODI.TXT Driver File Contents (dfe660tx.exe)

NOTES ON                                                April 1998
Installing D-Link DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card
For NetWare DOS ODI Driver Users
    (c) 1998 Copyright D-Link Corporation  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

This document contains DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card installation notes,
which is not included in the DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card USER'S GUIDE
or onscreen instructions, for Netware DOS ODI driver users.

This document contains information on the following topics:

1.0   Overview
2.0   DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card Installation Notes
        2.1  Method 1
        2.2  Method 2


1.0   Overview

        The ODI driver program allows you to run multiple protocol
        stacks and install DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card in a workstation.
        This ODI driver supports the Port, Node Address, Protocol and
        Frame options for creating your own NET.CFG file.

        For more information on these keywords, please refer to Novell's
        "NetWare ODI shell for DOS - NET.CFG options".

        Please also refer to the INST_DOS.TXT file on the DFE-660
        Fast Ethernet PC Card Installation disk.

        The NOVELL installation diskettes or CD ROM are necessary for
        the DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card installation.

2.0   DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card Installation Notes

 2.1    Method 1

        1. After installing the Novell installation CD ROM, run

           For example:
             From the File Manager, click on your CD Drive letter and
             then double-click INSTALL.BAT.

        2. Click Client Installation to select the type of installation
           from the desired window.

        3. Click NetWare DOS/WINDOWS Client (VLM) in Select Client To
           Be Installed window.

        4. Specify your target directory, installation default path is
           C:\NWCLIENT. (suggestion: DO NOT CHANGE THIS DIRECTORY)

        5. Allow system to modified your AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS.

        6. Specify YES to install support for MS Windows, if you accept.

        7. Move the highlight bar to Select the driver for your network
           board and press <Enter>.

        8. Put the released diskette into floppy disk and go to bottom
           Select "OTHER DRIVERS" under Network Board.

        9. Please insert release driver diskette into floppy disk.

       10. Specify the full path of ODI for DOS driver, A:\<PATH>.

           Example: A:\NETWARE\CLIENT\ODI.DOS

       11. Select "D-Link DFE-660 Fast Ethernet PC Card" for PC Card.

       12. Specify "Base I/O Port", "Hardware Interrupt", and "Media
           Frame Type(s)", then press "F10" to save/continue.

       13. Move to "Highlight here and press <Enter> to install".

       14. After the configuration process is completed, press Enter,
           then the installation program starts to copy necessary file
           to your hard disk.

       15. Restart your system and connect your computer to the NetWare

2.2    Method 2

        1. Assuming that you have installed NetWare Client for DOS
           system, do the following:

        2. Copy <PATH>\DFE660.COM file from released diskette into the
           Netware client directory containing LSL.COM, IPXODI.COM,
           NETx.COM or VLM.COM, VLM files.


        3. A typical Client for DOS startup batch file includes:

                   *** Example content of STARTNET.BAT***

                        SET NWLANGUAGE=English
                        F:     ; According FIRST NETWORK DRIVE of NET.CFG

                        LOGIN XXXX   ; Login to server, XXXX is user name

                        ; Notes: C:\NWCLIENT\VLM.EXE /PS=SSSS
                        ; SSSS is server name

                   *** Example Content of NET.CFG***

                        Link Driver DFE660
                          PORT 300
                          INT 11
                          FRAME ETHERNET_802.2
                          FRAME ETHERNET_802.3
                          FRAME ETHERNET_II
                          FRAME ETHERNET_SNAP

                        NetWare DOS Requester
                          FIRST NETWORK DRIVE = F
                          NETWARE PROTOCOL = NDS BIND

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