940-OD.COM Ver 1.20 Winbond Electronics Corporation 02/26/96 Description: 1. 940-OD.COM is a ODI workstation driver. It is for the DOS environment only and therefore defaults to the 802.3 frame type. 2. If there is only one 940 card, the driver will automatically read IOBASE and IRQ from PCI Configuration Space. 3. If there is more than 940 card, user must indicate a specified IOBASE in NET.CFG file. 4. If you want to login to Netware server, you need five files: LSL.COM 940-OD.COM IPXODI.COM VLM.EXE NET.CFG Installation: 1. The running sequence is: LSL.COM 940-OD.COM --> Winbond DOS ODI driver IPXODI NETX 2. Modify the NET.CFG file to set (a) 'Ethernet Frame' type if you wish; the valid NET.CFG files are shown below: Link driver 940-od frame ethernet_802.2 frame ethernet_802.3 frame ethernet_ii frame ethernet_snap (b) 'IOBASE' if there is more than one 940 card, the valid NET.CFG is as shown below: Link driver 940-od port d000 For more information on NET.CFG parameters, see "NetWare Workstation for DOS" or "ODI for DOS User's Guide". Use: Available command line options: 940-OD -Installs the LAN driver 940-OD U -Unloads resident LAN driver from memory 940-OD ? -Displays this help screen Trouble Shooting 1. Message: 'FATAL: Winbond NIC Command port failed to respond. FATAL: Board failed to initialize correctly.' Solution: Make sure a. your W89C940 PCI card is plugged into the system, and b. if there is more than one 940 card in your system, you must use the I/O port to select a W89C940 card. This is done by adding the following statements to the NET.CFG file: Link Driver 940-OD port d000 ---> selected W89C940 card. 2. Message: 'A File Server could not be found.' Solution: Make sure a. your W89C940 PCI card is connected to the cable, b. the Novell OS is active in this network, c. the frame type between client(your system) and server(Novell OS) is the same. Histories of Release: ***) 1.10, 11-06-1995 First release. ***) 1.20, 02-26-1996Download Driver Pack
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