IBMLAN.TXT Driver File Contents (

This document contains information on the following topics:

1.0   Overview
2.0   Installation Notes For Lan Support users
3.0   Installation Notes For Lan Services 4.x

1.0 Overview

Lan Support/Services users please also refer to the following:

File                Description/Installation notes
INST_DOS.TXT        Overall installation notes for DOS users,
                    including users of Windows 3.1/3.11.
\NDIS2\README.TXT   Overall installation notes for all NDIS users

 2.0   Installation Notes

    There are two Installation methods available to install LNAX100
    drivers for Lan Support users:

    2.1  Method 1
         Use the .NIF file:

         1. Insert the LAN Support diskette in Drive A.

         2. Run DXMAID which is the install program.
                 For example:
                 A:\> DXMAID [Enter]

            The following message then appears:

            "Do you have driver diskettes?"  [Yes]

            Use the Spacebar to switch between "no" and "yes".

            After copying LAN Support, insert the driver diskette into
            drive A.

         3. specify the drive and path of the DOS NDIS files.

            For example: A:\NDIS2\DOS [Enter]

         4. The installation procedure is completed after copying the
            necessary files.

    2.2  Method 2 -- Modifying the contents of the CONFIG.SYS file and
         PROTOCOL.INI files after installing other network driver:

         1. Copy the LNAX100.DOS and the EN100.EXE files to the directory 
            where your IBM LAN Support program resides.

         2. Modify the NDIS device driver statement in the CONFIG.SYS
            as follows:

            DEVICE = [drive]:\path\EN100.EXE /IRQ:5 /IOP:300
            DEVICE = [drive]:\path\LNAX100.DOS

         3. Modify the PROTOCOL.INI file as follows:

            BINDINGS = LNAX100IBM_NIF
            DRIVERNAME = LNAX100$

3.0 Installation Notes For Lan Services 4.x

         1. Execute the installation program from the IBM DOS LAN SERVICES

                Type: >a:\install

         2. From the Network card field, select "Network card not shown in
            list below...".

         3. Insert the driver diskette into the drive A or B.

         4. Specify the path for the corresponding oemsetup.inf file of
            the OEM driver intended for use. Then, press Enter. The
            program will display the driver name.

            Ex:    A:\NDIS2\DOS

         5. Copy the EN100.EXE file into IBM DOS LAN SERVICES directory.
            Add the following statement to your CONFIG.SYS file:
            device=[drive]:\path\EN100.EXE /IRQ:5 /IOP:300

         6. Check that the driver configuration is correct.

         7. Complete the installation process, then restart your system to
            use the DOS LAN Services.
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How To Update Drivers Manually

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.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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