README.TXT Driver File Contents (sfa110-b3.exe)
Driver Package File Name: sfa110-b3.exe
The driver FE100A.COM use SOHOware 10/100 PCI Network Adapter.
FE100A [-i] [-d] [-n] [-w] [-p] [-h] [-l] [-f] [-u] <PD_INT_NO>
[-i] The "-i" option forces driver to report itself as IEEE 802.3
instead of Ethernet II.
[-d] The "-d" option does not start LAN card until this driver is
called by the higher layer programs first.
[-n] Your NOVELL server uses NOVELL ISO-like packets. Your NOVELL
workstation uses NOVELL 8137 packets. You can use this option
to convert NOVELL 8137 packets into NOVELL ISO-like packets.
[-w] Steve Wallace added a hack to let the packet drivers run under
Windows. This is not to be construed with the proper solution,
which is to write a TCP/IP package for Windows.
This hack is enabled only when you use the '-w' switch.
[-p] The "-p" option is used to disable promiscuous mode.
[-h] The "-h" option is used to select the 100Mbps line speed.
[-l] The "-l" option is used to select the 10Mbps line speed.
[-f] The "-f" option is used to select the full deuplex mode.
(note: The option must be used with -h or -l option)
[-u] This option unloads the Packet Driver.
<PD_INT_NO> This specifies the software interrupt (IRQ) where
you'll load the packet driver. It must be in the
range 0x60 to 0x80.
The PC/TCP kernel, by default, is loaded at interrupt 0x61 (so
don't load the packet driver there!)
The following command line loads the SOHOware 10/100 PCI Network
Adapter Packet Driver at software interrupt 60h.
Note: The default transmission speed is NWAY auto-detection.
Note: The placement of 0x prior to the parameters.
After the Packet Driver is loaded, you can run the PC/TCP kernel ETHDRV.EXE.
The PC is then ready for PC/TCP communications.
To run PC/TCP applications, You need to load PC/TCP Kernel
a. Refer to PC/TCP manual, Command Reference
section, Chapter 2.3.
b. The following example will load the Kernel and
allocate 8 packet buffers. Increasing the
# of packet buffers (from the default of 5) prevents
dropping packets due to a buffer shortage.
ETHDRV -p 8 <Enter>
c. At this point, you are ready to run PC/TCP applications
(e.g., 'ftp', 'telnet').
example ftp 184.108.40.206 , 220.127.116.11 is host address.
Regard to host address , you must know its address.
For information regarding the "FTP's PC/TCP Network
Software for DOS" packages, please
FTP Software, Inc.
26 Princess Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
How to Communicate with NCSA TelNet.
1. Make sure you have the correct version of NCSA Telnet
for the PC. You need version 2.3 or later to support
the packet driver interface.
2. Install the NCSA software onto your system. Please
refer to the NCSA documentation for detailed instructions.
3. Load Packet Driver (FE100A 0x60):
a. Refer to "Packet Driver Syntax" section above.
b. To view the hint screen, type
FE100A -h <Enter>
c. The following example will load the packet driver
using interrupt vector 60 (hex). The IO_BASE
and IRQ will be read from adapter configuraion space:
FE100A 0x60 <Enter>
4. At this point you are ready to run NCSA applications
(e.g., 'ftp', 'telnet', etc.)
for example : ftp 18.104.22.168 , 22.214.171.124 is host address.
For information regarding NCSA's products please
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
264 Computing Applications Building
605 E. Springfield Ave.
Champaign, Ill. 61820
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