WFW311.TXT Driver File Contents (en1203_driver.zip)

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              Accton Technology Corporation
 NDIS/3 DRIVER FOR WINDOWS FOR WORKGROUPS 3.11 INSTALLATION
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  Copyright (C) 1996, 1997 by Accton Technology Corporation.
  All rights reserved.

  Content:
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          A) Install NDIS 2/3 driver to the WFW 3.11
          B) Setup Real Mode (NDIS 2) Driver Parameters on WFW311
          C) Setup Protect Mode (NDIS 3) Driver Parameters on WFW311


A) Install NDIS 2/3 driver to the WFW 3.11

    The drivers named ETHPCI.DOS(NDIS 2), ACCPCI.386(NDIS 3)
    contained in the directory WFW311.

    NDIS Driver Installation on Windows for Workgroups 3.11
    -------------------------------------------------------

    1. Run Windows by typing WIN from the DOS prompt.
    2. Click the "Network" icon in the Main Program
       Group.
    3. Click the "Network Setup" icon from the Network window.
    4. Select "Drivers" item from the Network Setup dialog box.
    5. Select "Add Adapters" item in the Option dialog box.
    6. Select "Unlisted or Updated Network Adapter" when the
       Install driver field appears.
    7. Type destination drive (A: or B:) in your PC
    8. Insert the Accton Driver Diskette in your floppy drive
       and press <Enter> to start the installation process.

    9. When the "Accton EN1203, EN1207 Series PCI Ethernet Adapter Driver"
       dialog box appear.  Select the installed adapter & driver from the
       following options:

                Accton EN1203 PCI LAN Adapter NDIS 2/3 driver,
                Accton EN1207 Series PCI LAN Adapter NDIS 2/3 driver,

    10.Follow screen instructions to complete the process.

    11.Restart your computer.


B) Setup Real Mode (NDIS 2) Driver Parameters on WFW311 (in A:\NDIS\DOS)

    There are 4 parameters can be set in driver installation & reconfiguration

    1. Slot number: the PCI board index, range is 1..16, default is 1.
                    This parameter is used to distinguish activated board
                    when multiple Accton's PCI LAN boards are enabled by the
                    driver.

    2. Sia Mode:    the connection type of the LAN board,
                    can be selected from TP, BNC, TP_FULL_DUPLEX
                    and AUTODETECT, default is AUTODETECT.

    3. Data Rate:   for EN1207 Series PCI LAN board only.

                    MB10 : speed is 10 Mbps,
                    MB100: speed is 100 Mbps.

    4. Tx FIFO threshold: transmit FIFO threshold level

             LW128 : threshold is  128 bytes (100Mbps),  72 bytes (10Mbps),
             LW256 : threshold is  256 bytes (100Mbps),  96 bytes (10Mbps),
             LW512 : threshold is  512 bytes (100Mbps), 128 bytes (10Mbps),
             LW1024: threshold is 1024 bytes (100Mbps), 160 bytes (10Mbps),

                    FP    : Disable early transmit.


    Sample Configuration Files
    --------------------------

    1. CONFIG.SYS File

       FILES=30
       buffers=30
       STACKS=9,256
       DEVICE=c:\windows\HIMEM.sys
       DEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\IFSHLP.SYS
       rem device=C:\WINDOWS\protman.dos /i:C:\WINDOWS
       rem device=C:\WINDOWS\ethpci.dos
       rem device=C:\WINDOWS\workgrp.sys
       LASTDRIVE=y

    2. PROTOCOL.INI File on Windows for Workgroups

       [network.setup]
          version=0x3100
          netcard=ethpci,1,ETHPCI
          transport=ms$netbeui,MS$NETBEUI
          lana0=ethpci,1,ms$netbeui

       [protman]
          DriverName=PROTMAN$
          PRIORITY=MS$NETBEUI

       [ETHPCI]
          DriverName=ETHPCI$
          SIA_MODE = AUTODETECT

       [MS$NETBEUI]
          DriverName=netbeui$
          SESSIONS=10
          NCBS=32
          BINDINGS=ETHPCI
          LANABASE=0

    3. AUTOEXEC.BAT File

       C:\WINDOWS\net start
       C:\WINDOWS\SMARTDRV.EXE
       @ECHO OFF
       PROMPT $p$g
       PATH C:\WINDOWS;
       SET TEMP=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP


C) Setup Protect Mode (NDIS 3) Driver Parameters on WFW311

    There are 6 parameters can be set in driver installation & reconfiguration

    1. Burst Length : the PCI bus busrt length, validate data are
                      1 dword, 2 dwords, 4 dwords, 8 dwords, 16 dwords,
                      32 dwords.
                      default value is 16 dwords (1 dword = 4 bytes)

    2. PCI Mechanism: the PCI configuration space access mechanism, validate
                      data are AutoDetect, Mechanism 1 and Mechanism 2,
                      default value is AutoDetect.
                      When AutoDetect is selected, driver would first use
                      Mechanism 2 to search LAN adapter, if the search failed,
                      i.e. no LAN adapter was found, Mechanism 1 should be
                      applied to the next search.

    3. Connection Type: default is Auto Detection.

       The connection types for EN1203 PCI board are

        Auto Detection                     ; perform automatically media
                                           ; detection during driver
                                           ; initialization.

        Twisted Pair                       ; RJ-45 connector.

        Twisted Pair - Full Duplex         ; communication in full duplex mode,
                                           ; speed is 20Mbps

        Twisted Pair - No Link Test        ; support Hub which does not
                                           ; generate
                                           ; link pulses

        BNC - Thinwire  (BNC connector)    ; 10BASE2 connector.


       The connection types for EN1207 Series PCI board are

        AutoSense                          ; perform automatically media
                                           ; detection during driver
                                           ; initialization.

        10 Mbps                            ; RJ-45 connector, line speed is
                                           ; 10 Mega bits per second.

        10 Mbps  Full_Duplex               ; communication in full duplex mode,
                                           ; speed is 20Mbps.

        BNC (10Base2)                      ; 10BASE2 connector.

        100 Mbps                           ; RJ-45 connector, line speed is
                                           ; 100 Mega bits per second.

        100 Mbps  Full_Duplex              ; communication in full duplex mode,
                                           ; speed is 200Mbps.

    4. Receive Buffers : the number of data buffers used for packet reception,
                         validate data are 8, 16, 32, 48 and 64,
                         default is 16.

    The following two parameters are used for EN1207 Series PCI board only.

    5. Store And Forward : Cut Through       : Enable eraly transmit.
                           Store And Forward : Disable early transmit.
                           default is Store And Forward.

    6. Transmit Threshold : the transmit FIFO threshold level when Store and
                            Forward is disabled.

                             10Mbps:  72,  96, 128, 160   bytes
                            100Mbps: 128, 256, 512, 1024  bytes

                            default is 160 or 1024 bytes.

    Sample Configuration Files
    --------------------------

    1. CONFIG.SYS File
       FILES=30
       BUFFERS=30
       LASTDRIVE=Z
       DEVICE=C:\WFW311\HIMEM.SYS
       DEVICE=C:\WFW311\IFSHLP.SYS
       STACKS=9,256

    2. AUTOEXEC.BAT File

       C:\WFW311\SMARTDRV.EXE
       C:\WFW311\net start
       PATH C:\WFW311;
       SET TEMP=C:\WFW311\TEMP

    3. SYSTEM.INI

       [386Enh]
       netcard=accpci.386


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