LANtastic 5.0 Introduction: ------------- LANtastic 5.0 can support two different drivers : NDIS driver and LANtastic driver. This document describes the procedure to setup LANtestic driver for REALTEK RTL8029 PCI ethernet card. Location of Driver: \LANTAS5\PCILAN5.EXE ------------------ Sample Configuration Files: -------------------------- A. STARTNET (for LANtastic server) @ECHO OFF SET LAN_DIR=C:\LANTASTI.NET SET LAN_CFG=C:\LANTASTI PATH C:\LANTASTI;%PATH% SHARE /L:200 REM NEX000 IRQ=3 IOBASE=300 16-BIT VERBOSE ---> Mask this line PCILAN5 VERBOSE ---> Added for RTL8029 AILANBIO REDIR NAME LOGINS=3 SERVER NET LOGIN/WAIT \\SERVERNAME NAME NET LPT TIMEOUT 10 NET POSTBOX B. STARTNET.BAT (for LANtastic workstation) @ECHO OFF SET LAN_CFG=C:\LANTASTI PATH C:\LANTASTI;%PATH% REM NEX000 IRQ=3 IOBASE=300 16-BIT VERBOSE ---> Mask this line PCILAN5 VERBOSE ---> Added for RTL8029 AILANBIO REDIR WORKSTATION_NAME LOGINS=2 NET LPT TIMEOUT 10 NET POSTBOX Install Realtek drivers for LANtastic 5.0 : (Using LANtastic driver) ------------------------------------------ 1. Before you start with the installation process, make sure that the LANtastic operation system (server/workstation) is properly installed. Similarly, your adapter should also be properly installed in your workstation. 2. Run LANtastic "install" program, and move highlight to "Network Adapter Install" item, then ENTER and select "Other NETBIOS Compatible Network Adapter" item. 3. When complete installation,then copy RTL8029 driver"PCILAN5.EXE" from REALTEK driver diskette A:\LANTAS5 to your LANtastic subdirectory C:\LANTASTI.5 . 4. Modify STARTNET.BAT file as above sample configuration files. Notes: ------ Installing Multiple LAN Adapters: If there are multiple network cards on the main board. The user modify your startnet.bat file as following : PCILAN5 VERBOSE AILANBIO PCILAN5/MPX=D7 VERBOSE AILANBIO/MPX=D7/ADAPTER=1 The first invocation of PCILAN5.EXE and AILANBIO.EXE loads into the first adapter using the default MPX number (C7), and adapter number 0. The command line switches in the second invocation instruct the NETBIOS to load into the second card, (adapter number 1) using and DOS MPX number D7. If problems occur, the screen will prompt you with error messages. Please refer to your LANtastic 5.0 manual for details on these messages.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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