** ** ** VIA Rhine Family Fast Ethernet Adapter ** ** UnixWare/OpenUnix Driver ** ** v2.13 Feb. 2004 ** ** Introduction: ============= This document describes the procedure to install the SCO UnixWare7/OpenUnix8 driver for "VIA Rhine Family Fast Ethernet Adapter Driver". Contents of the Subdirectory: ============================= VTD.PKG The ethernet driver for Unixware/OpenUnix. UNIXWARE.TXT This file. Installation: ============= SCO UnixWare 7.x / OpenUnix 8 Installing driver procedure on SCO UnixWare7/OpenUnix8 : ----------------------------------------- Before you start with the installation process, make sure that the SCO Unixware/OpenUnix system is properly installed. Similarly, your adapter should also be properly installed in your machine. 1. Installation Diskette in DOS format. Put the "VIA Rhine Family Fast Ethernet Adapter" SCO Unixware/OpenUnix Driver diskette to floppy A: and use mcopy command to copy Driver into Unixware/OpenUnix's directories. # cd / # mcopy A:/vtD.pkg /tmp 2. Run 'pkgadd' utility to add the driver software to system. # pkgadd -d /tmp/vtD.pkg => Select "1 vtD VIA Rhine Family Fast Ethernet Adapter Driver" to add the driver package to the system. => quit 3. Use 'scoadmin' utility to add adapters. # scoadmin => Select "Networking" item from the item list and press enter. => Select "Network Configuration Manager" item from the item list and press enter. => Select "Add New Lan Adapter" menu item from "Hardware". => Select the "VIA Rhine Family Fast Ethernet Adapter" item from the item list. => select Network driver options for speed mode, duplex mode and flow control setting. => Add protocol(s) to the adapter. 4. Return to the command prompt. 5. Shutdown the system and reboot. # cd / # shutdown NOTE: 1. If you want to install more than one network adapter, you should do the 4th, 5th, 6th steps above for each network card separately. 2. This driver can support up to four network adapters. Network driver options: ======================= 1) Speed Mode Speed Mode is used for setting the speed of NIC. Value: Auto: indicate autonegotiation for speed mode(Default). 10: indicate speed is 10Mbps. 100: indicate speed is 100Mbps. 2) Duplex Mode Duplex Mode is used for setting the duplex mode of NIC. Value: Auto: indicate autonegotiation for duplex mode(Default). Half: indicate half duplex mode. Full: indicate full duplex mode. 3) Flow Control Flow Control is used for setting the flow control ability of NIC. Value: HW_Default_Auto: Use hardware default value. Disable: disable PAUSE. Enable: enable PAUSE. When setting to Hardware Default(Auto), the flow control setting is according to the auto-negotiation result based on PHY hardware default values. However, when setting to other values(Disable, Enable), driver will just disable or enable flow control ability according to your setting. 4) Drop invalid 802.3 frame Drop invalid 802.3 frame is used for controlling driver should drop invalid 802.3 fram or not. Value: Disable: Receiving invalid 802.3 frame Enable: Drop invalid 802.3 frameDownload Driver Pack
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