README Driver File Contents (

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*			 PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter			   *
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*		  NIDS Driver for IBM LAN Server for OS/2		   *
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*				Ver. 2.04				   *
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*			       README file				   *
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1. Introduction

   This Ethernet NDIS driver for IBM LAN Server conforms to 3Com/Microsoft
   LAN Manager Network Driver Interface Specification v2.0.1 (Final 1990-
   10-8). It supports IBM LAN Server for OS/2 environment.

2. Contents of the Subdirectory

      RETH.OS2	      The NIDS driver for PCMCIA Ethernet Cards.

      RETH.NIF	      The NIF file for Ethernet NDIS driver.

3. Installation

   1) Install the PCMCIA EThernet Card on your PC system, following the
      procedure in your Ethernet adapter installation manual.

   2) Install your LAN Server network system on your hard disk.

   3) If you are using LAN Server v3.0, type "LAPS" at the C:\IBMCOM prompt
      and press <Enter>.  If you are using LAN Server v4.0, type "INSTALL"
      at the C:\IBMCOM prompt and press <Enter>.

   4) Select "Install" and insert the Ethernet Driver Disk that includes
      the NDIS driver for IBM LAN Server to any floppy drive, e.g., A:,
      to install the driver.

   5) When prompted to specify the source of the network information file
      (.NIF files) for the adapter drivers you want to install, type
      "A:\IBMLAN.OS2" and select OK.

   6) When the Installation Complete window appears, select OK.

4. Configuration

   1) At the C:\IBMCOM prompt, type "LAPS" and press <Enter>.

   2) When the main screen appears, select "Configure".

   3) When the Configuration windows is displayed, select "Continue", then
      the following windows will appear.

  ³ Configure Workstation						     ³
  ³ Select a network adapter and then select protocols to go with it.	     ³
  ³									     ³
  ³³³E2k/E1k/PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter		   ³³³³IBM IEEE 802.2	   ³³³
  ³³³3Com 3C503 EtherLink II Adapter		   ³³³³IBM OS/2 NETBIOS    ³³³
  ³³³3Com 3c523 EtherLink/MC Adapter		   ³³³³IBM Netware Requeste³³³
  ³³   Add     Change				    ³³	 Add		    ³³
  ³									     ³
  ³ÚCurrent ConfigurationÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿   Select OK when  ³
  ³³  To edit driver parameters, select an item below and³   Complete.	     ³
  ³³  then select Edit. 				 ³		     ³
  ³³³E2k/E1k/PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter......		³³		     ³
  ³³³	   0 - IBM IEEE 802.2				³³	  OK	     ³
  ³³³	   0 - IBM OS/2 NETBIOS 			³³		     ³
  ³³³							³³	Cancel	     ³
  ³³  Edit    Remove	Change Number			 ³	 Help	     ³

   6) Select "Edit", and the following window will be displayed.

	     ³ Parameters for E2k/E1k/PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter	  ³
	     ³ Edit the parameters as needed.			  ³
	     ³							  ³
	     ³							  ³
	     ³ ³ I/O Base Address	     300		³ ³
	     ³ ³						³ ³
	     ³ ³ Interrupt Number	     5			³ ³
	     ³ ³						³ ³
	     ³ ³ Network adapter address     123456789ABC	³ ³
	     ³							  ³
	     ³	    OK	      Cancel	      Range	   Help   ³

   7) When finished editting, select OK to save changes, or select Cancel
      to exit without saving.

   8) Select OK to return to the main menu.

   9) Select Exit to exit.  The configuration utility will update your
      CONFIG.SYS automatically.  Specify related settings when prompted
      for; then reboot your system to have the changes take effect.

      Note: A backup of each CONFIG.SYS file called CONFIG.LAP will be
	    created before updates are made.

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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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