Top Content CHAPTER 3. INSTALLATION OF THE PROTOCOL DRIVERS

Once the driver is installed and loaded, the adapter is ready for use. The operational state is indicated via LEDs (except ISA adapters). Refer also to Figure 1.

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Top Chapter NETWORK DRIVERS (PROTOCOL DRIVERS)

A current overview of the supported operating systems is given in the general readme file on Diskette 1 (root directory).

Complete protocol drivers installation instructions are given in readme files on the Installation Diskettes. We recommend the use of the Readme Viewer interface for safe and comfortable information handling.

Top Chapter READING DRIVER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS UNDER DOS

There are two methods to reach the information files under DOS: To reach the information files, look for the .TXT files stored in the subdirectory of the corresponding driver on the Installation Diskettes.

Top Chapter INSTALLATION OF THE README VIEWER TOOL

To improve access time, it is recommended to copy the Installation Diskettes to your computer's hard drive.

  1. Insert the Installation Diskette 1 into the computer's diskette drive.
  2. Copy the contents of this diskette to the computer's hard disk, retaining the directory structure.
  3. Repeat this procedure with Installation Diskette 2 (and further Installation Diskettes, if applicable).

Top Chapter USE OF THE README VIEWER TOOL

  1. From the Installation Diskette 1, start the program README.EXE by entering README
  2. The following list is displayed:

  3. Press the <Enter> key. The following list is displayed, representing the supported operating systems and platforms.

  4. Select an operating system or platform via the highlighted bar. To move the bar, use the <up> and <down> cursor control keys.
  5. Press <Enter>. The corresponding information (for example, installation instruction) is displayed.

  6. The information generally includes several pages. To move within the text, use the <Up> and <Down> cursor control key for one line up/down or the <PageUp> or <PageDown> key to move to the preceding/next page.
  7. To quit the information page, press <ESC>
  8. Select an other item (refer to step 3 and 4 of this list) or quit the Readme Viewer tool by pressing <ESC>.

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