PATHWORK.TXT Driver File Contents (Re100tx.zip)

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       º     Compex RE100TX 10/100Base PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter      º
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               NDIS Driver for DEC PATHWORK Installation
              ===========================================

The drivers in A:\NDIS2 directory conform to the  Network Driver
Interface Specification (NDIS) defined by Microsoft/3Com.

Installation Procedure for Pathworks 5.1
-----------------------------------------
Pathworks 5.1 allows you to select one of the 3 different transport protocols
DECnet, NetBEIU and TCPIP. Each one its own entry requirements about the network
connection information. Before you install, your must get ready the network
connection information from your network administrator.
Refer to Digital Pathworks installation manual for the details.

In this installation example, TCPIP transport protocol is use.
The follow connection are required;

 -Client IP and Subnet Mask address
 -Server machine name and IP address
 -Logon name and password
 -Share resource name and password
 -Gateway IP address

1. Insert the DEC PATHWORKS Client Setup diskette #1
   into your floppy drive A

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

   A:>SETUP          <Enter>

3. Select `Install Kit'
4. The `Select Drive' menu then appears. Press ALT-N key to select installation
   to network drive.
5. The Select Transport menu appears. Select the matching transport protocol
   to the one current running on the server. In this example TCPIP is selected.
   Consult your network administrator if you are not sure.
6. The `Verify Network Information' dialog box appears.
   You will first select the adapter then add path to the driver.
   Select `Other' from the adapter list and enter the following;
   Driver File           : A:\NDIS2\RE100.DOS
   PROTOCOL.INI stub File: A:\NDIS2\PROTOCOL.INI
   Additional Files      : <leave blank>
   Check the option box (.) Ethernet
   Press OK.
7. The connection information you obtained from your administrator will now be
   enter here. The values below are examples only.

   Client Address: 200.200.200.10    Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
   LAN Manager Username : ADMIN
   LAN Manager Password : ********
   Server Name : ACCOUNTS1           Server Address  : 200.200.200.1
   Services    : SALES               Gateway Address : <leave blank>

   Press OK
8. You will be prompt to enter the password for `SALES' shared resource
   Press OK if not password is needed.
9. From here Pathworks will configure the infomation entered and try to make
   to the server. After the successful connection to the server. The LAN
   adapter setup is completed. Refer to Pathworks installation manual to
   complete the rest of the installation.

                        ---------------------------

Troubshooting:
  In step (9), if the connection cannot be established, check the following;
  a) The server and service name entered are correctly.
  b) LAN Manager username and password entered are correctly.
  c) The transport protocol selected match that used by the server.
  d) IP and subnet mask addresses of the client PC are entered correctly.
  e) IP address of the server is entered correctly.
  f) The gateway IP address is entered correctly.
  g) The UTP cable on the LAN adapter is connected to the network.



Installation Procedure for Pathworks 4.1
-----------------------------------------

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. Enter the subdirectory location to driver.

      A:\NDIS2\RE100.DOS

13. When prompted, enter the subdirectory location
    of the PROTOCOL.INI file in this driver disk.

       A:\NDIS2\

14. Select "WRITE KEY DISK" to save the settings that you have
    chosen. When prompted to copy the RE100.DOS and PROTOCOL.INI
    files, insert this driver disk in drive A or B.

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 [RE100.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
   REM  device=C:\dos\EMM386.EXE ram 1024  ;;do not add EMM386.exe this driver
   dos=high, UMB
   devicehigh=c:\decnet\protman.sys /I:D:\DECNET
   devicehigh=c:\decnet\RE100.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   = RE100.DOS

   [DATALINK]
   DRIVERNAME   = DLL$MAC
   LG_BUFFERS   = 16
   SM_BUFFERS   = 6
   OUTSTANDING  = 32
   HEURISTICS   = 0
   BINDINGS   = RE100.DOS
   ;Specify IRQ level used by workstations network adapter
   NI_IRQ     = 5

   [RE100.DOS]
   ; PROTOCOL.INI for RE100TX 10/100 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
     DriverName = RE100$

3. AUTOEXEC.BAT

   echo off
   break on
   cls
   prompt $p$g
   REM Insert any keyboard internationalization and character set
   REM 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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