.TOPIC: Contents Accton Technology Corporation Packet Driver Installation for EN1203, EN1207 Series Ethernet Adapter =================================================================== Copyright (C) 1995, 1997 by Accton Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. The driver PCIPD.COM can be used for the following Accton Ethernet adapters: EtherDuo-PCI ( EN1203 ) Fast EtherCombo-TX PCI ( EN1207 ) Fast EtherPair-TX PCI ( EN1207 TX or B ) PCIPD syntax: PCIPD [-#] [-a] [-b] [-t] [-f] [-s] [-d] [-n] [-w] [-u] [-h] <PD_INT_NO> where: [-#] The "-#" option will let driver work on a specific adapter when multiple Accton's PCI adapters are found in the computer system. For example, "-1" means the first adapter will be activated by the driver, "-2" means means the second adapter will be activated, ... etc. A maximum of 4 adapters are supported simulaneously. [-a] The "-a" option will let driver perform automatic media detection during driver initialization. The detection sequence is A.> EN1203 adapter ============== TP 10Mbps --> BNC 10Mbps B.> EN1207 adapter ============== TP 100Mbps --> TP 10Mbps --> BNC 10Mbps C.> EN1207 Series adapter ================= TP 100Mbps Full Duplex --> TP 10Mbps Full Duplex --> TP 100Mbps Half Duplex --> TP 10Mbps Half Duplex If no physical media is attached to the adapter then BNC 10Mbps is the default media for both EN1203 and EN1207, and TP 100Mbps Full Duplex is the default media for EN1207 Series. [-b] The "-b" option is use Coaxial Cable(BNC)(10BASE-2) as transmission media. [-t] The "-t" option is use Twisted Pair(RJ-45)(10BASE-T) as transmission media. And it is also default setting. [-f] The "-f" option enables FULL_DUPLEX feature of the adapters. It make no effect except Twisted Pair is used. [-s] The "-s" option set adapter line speed to 100Mbps. It is a dedicated option for EN1207 Series fastnet adapter. [-d] The "-d" option does not start LAN card until this driver is called by the higher layer programs first. [-n] Your NOVELL server uses NOVELL ISO-like packets. Your NOVELL workstation uses NOVELL 8137 packets. You can use this option to convert NOVELL 8137 packets into NOVELL ISO-like packets. [-w] Steve Wallace added a hack to let the packet drivers run under Windows. This is not to be construed with the proper solution, which is to write a TCP/IP package for Windows. This hack is enabled only when you use the '-w' switch. [-u] This option unloads the Packet Driver. [-h] This option displays the on-line help. <PD_INT_NO> This specifies the software interrupt (INT) where you'll load the packet driver. It must be in the range 0x60 to 0x80. Notice!! The PC/TCP kernel, by default, is loaded at interrupt 0x61 (so don't load the packet driver there!) Example: The following command line loads the Accton EN1203, EN1207 Series adapters Packet Driver at software interrupt 60h, transmission media is automatical-detected: PCIPD -a 0x60 or PCIPD 0x60 Note: The default transmission media is automatical-detection. Note: The placement of 0x prior to the parameters. After the Packet Driver is loaded, you can run the PC/TCP kernel ETHDRV.EXE. The PC is then ready for PC/TCP communications. To run PC/TCP applications, You need to load PC/TCP Kernel ("ETHDRV.EXE"). a. Refer to PC/TCP manual, Command Reference section, Chapter 2.3. b. The following example loads the PC/TCP Kernel and allocate 8 packet buffers. Increasing the packet buffer numbers (from the default of 5) prevents dropping of packets due to buffer shortage. ETHDRV -p 8 <Enter> c. At this point, you are ready to run PC/TCP applications (e.g., 'ftp', 'telnet'). example ftp 126.96.36.199 , 188.8.131.52 is host address. Regard to host address , you must know its address. For information regarding the "FTP's PC/TCP Network Software for DOS" packages, please contact: FTP Software, Inc. 26 Princess Street Wakefield, MA 01880 (617) 246-0900 How to Communicate with NCSA TelNet. 1. Make sure you have the correct version of NCSA Telnet for the PC. You need version 2.3 or later to support the packet driver interface. 2. Install the NCSA software onto your system. Please refer to the NCSA documentation for detailed instructions. 3. Load Packet Driver (PCIPD 0x60): a. Refer to "Packet Driver Syntax" section above. b. To view the hint screen, type PCIPD -h <Enter> c. The following example will load the packet driver using interrupt vector 60 (hex). The IO_BASE and IRQ will be read from adapter configuraion space: PCIPD 0x60 <Enter> 4. At this point you are ready to run NCSA applications (e.g., 'ftp', 'telnet', etc.) for example : ftp 184.108.40.206, while 220.127.116.11 is the host address. For information regarding NCSA's products please contact: National Center for Supercomputing Applications 264 Computing Applications Building 605 E. Springfield Ave. Champaign, Ill. 61820 (217) 244-0638 firstname.lastname@example.org --- End of File ---Download Driver Pack
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