PATHWORK.TXT Driver File Contents (en1657-a.zip)

	     ISA NE-Series Ethernet Adapter
	NDIS Driver for DEC PATHWORK Installation
	=========================================

The drivers named ETHNE contained in the \NDIS\DOS
subdirectory of your Driver Diskette conform to the
Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) defined
by Microsoft/3Com.

Installation Procedure
----------------------

1. Insert the DEC PATHWORKS Client Setup diskette #1
   into your floppy drive (either A: or B:).

2. Type the prompt, type the following and press <Enter>
   to bring up the startup menu:

   A:>NETSETUP		<Enter>

3. You'll be asked if your keyboard type is LK250. Select
   "NO." If you are using an LK250 keyboard choose "YES."

4. Next, you'll be prompted to choose a transport option.
   Select the "DECNET transport option" and press <Enter>
   to proceed.

5. Your system will prompt you to insert the DNET TRNSPRT diskette#1
   into your floppy drive. Follow screen instructions.

6. Then you'll be prompted to specify a destination drive.
   Type C: or D:

7. When asked if you are creating an initial workstation diskette,
   select "NO."

8. Type in the node name and address (i.e., node number) in the
   corresponding field. Then press <Enter>.

9. Type in the server node name and address (i.e., node number)
   in the corresponding field. Then press <Enter>.

10. When asked to "Select the network adapter type:" choose
    Ethernet.

11. When prompted to "Select the network adapter:" choose
    "Other NDIS."

12. Indicate the subdirectory location of your NDIS
    driver in the Driver Diskette. For example,
    type the following:

    A:\MSLANMAN.DOS\DRIVERS\ETHERNET\NDIS2\ETHNE.DOS

13. When prompted, indicate the subdirectory location
    of the PROTOCOL.INI file in the Driver Diskette.
    For example, type the following:

    A:\MSLANMAN.DOS\DRIVERS\ETHERNET\NDIS2\

14. Select "WRITE KEY DISK" to save the settings that you have
    chosen. When prompted to copy the ETHNE.DOS and PROTOCOL.INI
    files, insert the driver diskette into your floppy drive.

15. Follow screen instructions to complete the installation.

16. From the Configuration screen, press F10 to exit to C:\.

17. Edit the PROTOCOL.INI file from the DECNET subdirectory.
    Remove the semicolon (;) from the statement
    "NI_IRQ = 5" under the [DATALINK] section.

18. Make sure that the IRQ value in the new [ETHNE.DOS] section,
    matches the NI_IRQ value in the [DATALINK] statement.


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

1. CONFIG.SYS File

   shell=c:\command.com /P /E:526
   device=c:\decnet\hiMEM.sys
   device=C:\dos\EMM386.EXE ram 1024
   dos=high, UMB
   devicehigh=c:\decnet\protman.sys /I:D:\DECNET
   devicehigh=c:\decnet\ethne.dos
   rem device=c:\decnet\nddrv.sys
   rem device=c:\decnet\npdrv.sys
   FILES=50
   BUFFERS=50
   LASTDRIVE=v
   STACKS=9,256


2. PROTOCOL.INI file for PATHWORKS v4.1

   ; PROTOCOL.INI file create by DNETOMO.V41 V4.1.060
   ;		  via DNETWIK.V41 V4.1.047

   [protocol manager]
   DRIVERNAME = PROTMAN$

   [IPX4MAC]
   DRIVER = IPX$MAC
   BINDINGS   = ETHNE.DOS

   [DATALINK]
   DRIVERNAME	= DLL$MAC
   LG_BUFFERS	= 16
   SM_BUFFERS	= 6
   OUTSTANDING	= 32
   HEURISTICS	= 0
   BINDINGS   = ETHNE.DOS
   ;Specify IRQ level used by workstations network adapter
   NI_IRQ     = 3

   [ETHNE.DOS]
   ; PROTOCOL.INI

   drivername = ETHNE$
   ; irq = NI_IRQ = Adapter IRQ Setting
   irq = 3
   iobase = 0x300

   ; End of this sample file

3. AUTOEXEC.BAT

   echo off
   break on
   cls
   prompt $p$g
   REM Insert any keyboard internationalization and character set information here.
   if not exist \decnet\STARTNET.BAT goto nostartup
   call \decnet\STARTNET
   goto end
   :nostartup
   echo ** WARNING ** STARTNET.BAT file not found.  Network functions not performed

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