INST_DOS.TXT Driver File Contents (PCN110.exe)

Driver Package File Name: PCN110.exe
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NOTES ON
Installing Maxtech PCN110 Fast Ethernet PC Card
For DOS Users
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    (c) 1998 Copyright Maxtech, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


This document contains general information, which is not included in the
PCN110 Fast Ethernet PC Card USER'S GUIDE or onscreen instructions, for
DOS users regarding  PCN110 Fast Ethernet PC Card installation.

DOS environment users, including users of Windows 3.1/3.11
please read this document.

This document contains information on the following topics:

1.0 Hot-Swap
2.0 Installation Aids
3.0 Terminology

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1.0 Hot-Swap
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    The ODI DOS driver ,NDIS DOS driver, and Windows 95 driver support an
    On-Line Hot-Swap function.

2.0 Installation Aids
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   2.1. If your computer's CONFIG.SYS file has the EMM386.EXE command line,
        please make sure the memory range D000-D7FF is excluded.
        Because the Card Services need this range to allocate resources for
        the adapter.

                   *** Example command line ***
            -------------------------------------------
            DEVICE=C:\DOS\EMM386.EXE NOEMS X=D000-D7FF

   2.2. For the PC that does not have the Card Services.
        The PCN110 works with the INTEL PCMCIA (PCIC) or compatible
        controller. For other controllers, please call your PC dealer to
        find the Card Services package.

   2.3. DFCD.EXE
        DFCD.EXE is an integrated version of utility to enable an adapter.
        DFCD.EXE supports Intel 82365SL or compatible, Toshiba T3300SL's
        ICCNT, Socket Services v2.0,v2.10, and Card Services v2.0,v2.10.

        You could issue DFCD command at the DOS command prompt.

                Format:
                dfcd [/hlp]
                dfcd [/chk]
                dfcd  /parameter:

                      /irq:h          (2-15,1,11)         -- IRQ number
                      /iop:hhh        (100-3C0,20,300)    -- I/O base
                      /slt:n          (0-?,1,0)           -- Slot number
                      /?                                  -- Help message
                      /hlp                                -- Help message
                      /chk                                -- List PC Card
                                                             environment

  2.4.  If the PCN110 Fast Ethernet PC Card cannot be enabled in
        SystemSoft's Card Services Environment, user has to
        disable the CardLib command line in the CARDID.INI file.

             *** Example CardLib command line in the CARDID.INI file***
            ------------------------------------------------------------
                   :
                [Libraries]
                ;CardLib=FECARD.CLB
                   :
                   :

        Then follow the instruction notes in the README file to install
        PCN110 Fast Ethernet PC Card driver. While installing the
        PCN110 Fast Ethernet PC Card driver,
        the related resources, such as I/O and IRQ, will be detected
        automatically.


        Following are the steps:
           Step 1: Disable the CardLib command line in the CARDID.INI file
                          FORMAT:
                          ;CardLib=FECARD.CLB

           Step 2: Reboot PC
           Step 3: RUN THE install program,
                   then select Quick Install for NetWare Client option.
           Step 4: Installation completed.
           Step 5: Reboot PC, then connect to the NetWare server.


3.0 Terminology
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   3.1. SystemSoft Card Services
        SystemSoft is a company that develops PC Card chipset drivers.
        The package is called CardSoft, CardWizard, and CardWizard Pro.

   3.2. Pheonix Card Services
        Pheonix is a company that develops PC Card chipset drivers.
        The package is call PCM+ 2.0 or PCM+ 3.0, etc.

   3.3. Award Card Services
        Award is a company that develops PC Card chipset drivers.
        The package is call Cardware.

   3.4. AMI Card Services
        AMI is a company that develops PC Card chipset drivers. The
        package is call CardManager.

   3.5. DataBook Card Services
        Databook develops PC Card chipset drivers. The package is called
        Cardtalk.


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