README Driver File Contents (

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*                        Pocket Ethernet Adapter                           *
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*                    ODI Driver for DOS Workstations                       *
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*                               Ver. 3.02                                  *
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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

      EP200.COM       The ODI driver for DOS workstations.

      EP200.INS       The Installation Information File. When you execute
                      the "Install" program on the client site, you should
                      choose "RPTI Pocket Ethernet EP200 MLID v3.02" on the
                      "Network Board", then create the "NET.CFG" file.

3. Installation

   1) Install the Pocket Ethernet Adapter on your PC system, following the
      procedure described in the manual.

   2) Boot the system.

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

3.1 NetWare DOS Workstation for 286/386 up to v3.11

   1) Insert the NetWare 386 DOS/ODI WS Service Diskette (NW 3.10) or WSGEN
      Diskette (NW 3.11) into drive A (if you use a different disk drive,
      substitute the appropriate drive letter in the following procedure).

   2) Create a subdirectory, e.g., DOSODI or any other name you like, on the
      hard disk or a floppy.  Copy the following files from A: to this sub-

                A:\NET3.COM OR A:\NET4.COM

   3) Insert the Distribution Diskette into drive A. Copy EP200.COM to this

   4) Type the following commands under this subdirectory to connect to the
      Novell's server :

                NETX           (X=3, 4, 5)
                F:             (the drive which next to the
                                defined last drive, default=F:)
                LOGIN <user_name>

3.2 NetWare DOS Workstation for v3.12 and v4.01

   1) Prepare your installation software to install a NetWare DOS worksta-
      tion.  For more information, see  "Workstation Basics and Installa-
      tion" book.

   2) Insert the Distribution Diskette into drive A.  Copy the new Pocket
      Ethernet driver (EP200.COM) to your subdirectory where your instal-
      lation software exists.

   3) Type the following commands under this subdirectory to connect to the
      Novell's server :

                F:             (or the First Network Drive
                                option defined in NET.CFG)
                LOGIN <user_name>
                Type your password if required

        !!! Note !!!

        NetWare versions older than 3.12 are defaulted to the Ethernet_802.3
        frame type.  Otherwise, Ethernet LAN drivers 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) Format a diskette and copy EP200.COM to the root directory.

   2) Install Personal NetWare according to the regular procedure but choose
      "*OTHER CARDS" item in the "Network Interface Card Name" dialog box.

   3) Insert the diskette built in the step 1 into drive A, then press <Esc>
      to continue.

   4) Choose EP200.COM in "Other Driver List".

   5) Continue the current task to complete the installation.

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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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