README Driver File Contents (Repotec.LAN.zip)

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*			 PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter			   *
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*		     ODI Driver for DOS Workstations			   *
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*				Ver. 3.05				   *
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*			       README file				   *
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1. Introduction

   This Ethernet ODI Driver for DOS workstations conforms to Novell NetWare
   386 Public Domain Open Data-Link Interface (ODI), a specification that
   is designed by Novell and Apple.  It applies to the NetWare DOS work-
   stations and Personal NetWare.


2. Contents of the Subdirectory

      RETH.COM	      ODI DOS Workstation Driver for the Ethernet Adapter.

      RETH.INS	      The Installation Information File. When you execute
		      the "Install" program on the client site, you should
		      choose "Ethernet MLID v3.05" on the "Network Board",
		      then create NET.CFG file.

      NET.BAT	      A template file for attaching the network.


3. Installation

   1) Install the PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter on your PC system, following
      the procedure described in the manual coming with your card.

   2) Boot the system.

   3) Then skip to the related section for your specific network applica-
      tion to continue the ODI driver installation.


3.1 Installation on a DOS Workstation Running NetWare v3.11 or Earlier

    1) Insert the NetWare 386 DOS/ODI WS Service Diskette (NW 3.10) or
       WSGEN Diskette (NW 3.11) into any floppy, e.g., A:.

    2) Create a directory, e.g., DOSODI or any, on your hard disk or a
       floppy disk.  Copy the following files from your Ethernet Driver
       Disk to the directory just created:

		\INSTALL\ENABLER.EXE
		\DOSODI\LSL.COM
		\DOSODI\IPXODI.COM
		\NET3.COM or A:\NET4.COM

    3) Insert the Ethernet Driver Disk into any floppy drive, then copy
       RETH.COM to the directory created in step 2.

    4) Type as follows under the directory to connect to the Novell server.

		ENABLER.EXE
		LSL
		RETH
		IPXODI
		NETX	       (X=3, 4, or X)
		F:	       (the drive which next to the
				defined last drive, default=F:)
		LOGIN <user_name>

       For more information about ENABLER.EXE, see the README file under
       the directory \INSTALL of the distributed diskette.


3.2 Installation on a DOS Workstation Running NetWare v3.12 or v4.0x

    1) Prepare the installation software to install a NetWare DOS work-
       station.  For more information, see your "Workstation Basics and
       Installation" book.

    2) Insert the Ethernet Driver Disk to any floppy drive.  Copy the new
       RETH.COM from the disk to the directory where your installation
       software exists.

    3) Type as follows under the directory to connect to connect Novell
       server :

		ENABLER.EXE
		LSL.COM
		RETH.COM
		IPXODI.COM
		VLM
		F:	       (or the First Network Drive
				option defined in NET.CFG)
		LOGIN [username]
		Type your password if required

       For more information about ENABLER.EXE, see REAME file under the
       directory \INSTALL of the Ethernet Driver Disk.

       !!! Note !!!

       NetWare version older than 3.12 are defaulted to the Ethernet_802.3
       frame type; the newer version are defaulted to the Ethernet_802.2
       frame type.  For more information, refer to appendix B in your
       "Workstation for DOS and Windows" Appendix B.


3.3 Personal NetWare

    1) Copy RETH.COM to the root directory.

    2) Install Personal NetWare.  When you are asked to choose the name
       of your card, choose "*OTHER CARDS".

    3) Insert a formatted diskette to any floppy drive (e.g, A:), then
       press <Esc> to continue.

    4) Choose RETH.COM from "Other Driver List".

    5) Continue the current task to complete the installation.


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  • 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.

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