Workstation for DOS ODI Client Introduction: ------------- This document describes the procedure to setup the NetWare v3.X , v4.X workstation driver for REALTEK RTL8139 Fast Ethernet Adapter. Location of Driver: \NWCLIENT\DOS\RTSODI.COM Sample Configuration Files: --------------------------- STARTNET.BAT: LSL RTSODI IPXODI NETX or VLM (VLM's for NetWare 4.x ) NET.CFG: LINK DRIVER RTSODI SPEED 100 --Specify adapter's speed. BUSNO NN --where NN is the PCI bus identifier of the PCI bus which connectsto the adapter. DEVICENO NN --where NN is the specific PCI BIOS device identification number of the specified PCI adapter. [ or you can use "EtherID" to select a specific RTL8139 adapter: EtherID NNNNNNNNNNNN --Where NNNNNNNNNNNN specify a RTL8139 adapter's node address.This is only required when more than one RTL8139 adapters exist on one system. ] FRAME Ethernet_802.2 --Specify frame type FRAME Ethernet_802.3 FRAME Ethernet_SNAP FRAME Ethernet_II NetWare DOS Requester FIRST NETWORK DRIVE = F NETWARE PROTOCOL = NDS BIND PREFERRED SERVER = NW411 Setup Procedures for NetWare 3.11/3.12 Client : ----------------------------------------------- Before you start with the installation process, make sure that the adapter is properly installed and configured. Make sure that your NetWare workstation is properly installed. 1. Copy RTSODI.COM from the Realtek Driver Diskette subdirectory A:\NWCLIENT to your harddisk. 2. Create a batch file, or add to your STARTNET.BAT file the commands listed above under STARTNET.BAT 3. Edit the NET.CFG file that you copied over. Edit the file per your requirements (see examples above). If there are two frame types listed, whichever frame type is listed first, that is the one that the driver will load. See above for examples. The NET.CFG file should be in the same directory with the LSL.COM file. Setup Procedures for NetWare 4.X Client with vlm: ----------------------------------------------- The installation utility INSTALL.EXE is located on NetWare's "Workstation for DOS" disk. Run INSTALL.EXE from the Workstation for DOS Disk. The NetWare Client Install program screen will appear. You must complete each of the questions. These options are specific to your needs. 1. Enter the destination directory for the NetWare Client. (The default directory is C:\NWCLIENT). 2. Gives you the option to automatically update the CONFIG.SYS and the AUTOEXEC.BAT files or modify them at a later time manually. 3. Do you wish to install support for MS Windows ? (Y/N) (MS Windows Subdirectory: default C:\WINDOWS) 4. Asks you to select a network driver and provide configuration options. It uses the specifications you select to create the file NET.CFG. Insert the Realtek drivers disk when prompted for the driver disk and specify the driver path A:\NWCLIENT\DOS 5. Press <Enter> to install NOTE: ----- 1. Be sure to add LASTDRIVE=Z to your CONFIG.SYS file for the network mappings to work properly. 2. When you have multiple RTL8139 Adapters on your system: Use "BUSNO" and "DEVICENO" KEYWORD in NET.CFG to select which adapter to use with your netware client.(or you can use "EtherID")Download Driver Pack
After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.
Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).
If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.
Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.
Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.
Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.
From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.
Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.
Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.
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