RELEASE.TXT Driver File Contents (via_ide_301.zip)

                  PCI IDE  Device Driver  Ver 3.00.0
                 ====================================

1) Driver Name: VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Driver

2) Description: IDE driver for VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

3) Release Date: 2000/11/16

4) Supported Operating Systems: 
	
	Windows 95/98, Millennium RTM, Windows NT 3.51/4.0 ans Windows 2000

5) Revision Number: 3.01.1

6) Number of Files: 34

7) Feature List:

   Support silent mode install:
    Available parameters: -b, -u, -vsd, -s

       Parameter       Description

       -b              Causes Setup.exe automatically to reboot after
                       the silent mode install successfully.

       -u              Uninstall driver. This parameter must works with
                       the '-s' parameter.

       -vsd            Install Win9xVSD driver on your Win9x System. If you 
                       don't assign the parameter, the setup will install MPD 
                       driver automatically. The parameter will be invalid on 
                       NT system;
       	
       -s              Silent install driver.

     Note:
       - A dash(-) must precede the command line parameters.
       - The parameters '-b' and '-u' must be specified before the '-s'
         parameter.

     Examples:
       setup.exe -b -s      Silent install driver and reboot the computer.
       setup.exe -u -b -s   Silent uninstall driver and reboot the computer.
       setup.exe -s         Silent install driver but not reboot the computer.
       setup.exe -u -s      Silent uninstall driver but not reboot the computer.
       setup.ext -b -vsd -s Silent install Win9x VSD driver for Win9x System and reboot the computer.

   Supported drive includes:
    - ATA fixed disk
    - ATAPI CD-ROM  devices
    - ATAPI Tape Drives
    - ATAPI CD-ROM Changer Drives
    - ATAPI DVD-ROM Drives
    - ATAPI Writeable CD Drives
    - ATA/ATAPI LS-120, ZIP, Cartridge and Removable Media Drives

   Support transfer mode:
    - PIO Mode 		0/1/2/3/4
    - Single Word DMA 	0/1/2
    - Multiword DMA 	0/1/2
    - Ultra DMA Mode 	0/1/2/3/4/5

   Compatible with enhanced CD application:
    - Video CD
    - Music CD
    - DVD
    - Multi-CD changer
    - CD recordor
   
   ACPI Power Management Support:
    - Win9x Driver only support stand by mode with miniport driver limitation issue.
    - Win9xVSD driver support both Hibernate and stand by mode.

8) Driver installation:

  a) Windows 9x Driver

    *************************
    ** Driver Installation **
    *************************
      First, you should remove or rename the \Win9xVSD folder and then click 
    the SETUP.EXE program and select "Install"  button  then it will install 
    the "VIA IDE Bus Master Driver" automatically on your Windows 9x system. 
    It will copy the driver to the \WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IOSUBSYS and  set the 
    related registry tree.

    ************************
    ** Enable/Disable DMA **
    ************************
      The default setting is the DMA mode. You could turn off the DMA setting
    by running the VIA IDETool.

    ***************************
    ** Driver Uninstallation **
    ***************************
      You  could remove the "VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Driver" by selecting the
    "Uninstall" button. It will completely remove the driver from the sytsem.

  b) Windows 9x VSD Driver

    *************************
    ** Driver Installation **
    *************************
      First, you should ensure the \Win9xVSD folder exist, then click the 
    SETUP.EXE program and select "install" button. It will install the 
    "VIA Bus Master PCI IDE VSD Driver" automatically on your Windows 9x system.
    It will copy the VSD driver to the \WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IOSUBSYS. It only combines 
    with windows default IDE driver for some compatible issues.

    ***************************
    ** Driver Uninstallation **
    ***************************
      You could remove the "VIA Bus Master PCI IDE VSD Driver" by selecting the
    "Uninstall" button. It will completely remove the driver from the sytsem.

  c) Windows NT Driver
    *************************
    ** Driver Installation **
    *************************
      Click the SETUP.EXE program and select "Install"  button  then it will
    install the "VIA IDE Bus Master Driver" automatically on your Windows NT
    system. It will copy the driver to the \WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS  and  set
    the related registry tree.

    ************************
    ** Enable/Disable DMA **
    ************************
      The default setting is the DMA mode. You could turn off the DMA setting
    by running the VIA IDETool.

    ***************************
    ** Driver Uninstallation **
    ***************************
      You  could remove the "VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Driver" by selecting the
    "Uninstall" button. It will completely remove the driver from the sytsem.


  d) Windows 2000 Driver
    *************************
    ** Driver Installation **
    *************************
      Click the SETUP.EXE program and select "Install"  button  then it will
    install the "VIA IDE Bus Master Driver" automatically on your Windows NT
    system. It will copy the driver to the \WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS  and  set
    the related registry tree.

    ************************
    ** Enable/Disable DMA **
    ************************
      The default setting is the DMA mode. You could turn off the DMA setting
    by running the VIA IDETool.

    ***************************
    ** Driver Uninstallation **
    ***************************
      You  could remove the "VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Driver" by selecting the
    "Uninstall" button. It will completely remove the driver from the sytsem.

9) File Size: (bytes)

FLOPPY 

_INST32I EX_       296,674
_ISDEL   EXE         8,704
_SETUP   DLL        11,264
_SYS1    CAB       175,466
_SYS1    HDR         3,905
_USER1   CAB        94,011
_USER1   HDR         4,681
DATA     TAG           136
DATA1    CAB           469
DATA1    HDR         2,707
LANG     DAT        23,541
LAYOUT   BIN           609
SETUP    ISS           311
README   TXT         8,833
IDETOOL        <DIR>      
OS       DAT           450
RELEASE  TXT        10,208
SETUP    BMP       375,478
SETUP    EXE        61,440
SETUP    INI           102
SETUP    INS        97,346
SETUP    LID            49

\IDETool
PCIENUM  SYS       281,676
IDETOOL  INI         2,131
IDETOOL  EXE       339,968

\WIN2K
VIAIDE2K INF         2,867
VIADSK   SYS        49,164
VIAIDE2K DLL        32,768

\WIN9X
VIADSK   MPD        59,965
VIAIDE   INF         2,063
VIAIDE   VXD        10,260

\WIN9XVSD
VATAPI   VXD         8,793
VIAVSD   INF         1,471

\WINMEVSD
VATAPI   VXD         8,793
VIAVSD   INF         1,471

\WINNT
VIADSK   SYS        49,248
VIAIDE   INF        22,410

10) Bug Fixed:




*********************
* Version 3.00.0    *
*********************

WIN2K		1.Pass HCT ACPI  Stress Test
		2.Support IDETool user custom mode function
		3.version 3.00.0

WINNT		1.Support IDETool user custom mode function
		2.version 3.00.0

WIN9X		1.Support IDETool user custom mode function
		2.version 3.00.0

WIN9XVSD	1.no change		version 1.05

IDETOOL		IDETool First Version 1.00

*********************
* Version 3.01.0    *
*********************

WIN2K(3.01)		
			1. Fix Hibernate Hang problem
			2. Fix Zip 100 Compatible problem		
			3. Fix Boot from 2'nd Channel fail problem
			4. Fix Ricoh DVD MP 9060a Shadow Effect
			5. Support IDETool for user to custom mode

WINNT(3.01)

		 	1. Fix Zip 100 Compatible problem		
			2. Support IDETool for user to custom mode
		
WIN9X(3.01)	
			1. Fix Zip 100 Compatible problem
			2. Fix Ricoh DVD MP 9060a Shadow Effect					
			3. Support IDETool for user to custom mode
			
WIN9XVSD(1.05)
WINMEVSD(1.05)	
			1.the VSD for Win9x is as same as WinME. There is no change.
			2.Driver was Signed with WHQL Logo

IDETool(1.02)		
			1. Fix wrong ICON for Zip, MO.
			2. Fix custom mode for user defined			
			3. Fix not to mistake the cable type of IDE channel
			4. Simplify the function for user to enable/disable chahe
			5. Localization problem for enable/disable auto starting

Setup		
			1. Support the digital siginature for Windows ME VSD Driver

*********************
* Version 3.01.1    *
*********************

Win2k(3.01.1)		
			1.Fix the problem after system finding 2'nd channel, the system will not recommand
			  reboot system and device of 2'nd channel are disappear. After fixing, system will 
			  ask user to reboot system.
			2.Fix the DMA featrue is disabled problem.
			3.Fix only find Primary channel after install while the 2'nd channel is empty.
			4.Update INF File

WinNT 4.0(3.01.1)
			1.Upate the patch program for zip 100.

WIN9X(3.01.1)
			1.Fix the problem that drive will not supply the PIO mode device information to IDETool.	

Setup			
			1.Fix silent install problem.
			2.Fix re-install fail problem with some south-bridge chips.
			3.Silent install make duplicate IDETool ICON in Program\IDETool menu

IDETOOl(1.02.2)		1.Fix show wrong PIO mode nubmer in Mode select list for PIO Mode 0, 1, 2

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