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IBM Personal System/2
Model L40 SX Quick Reference
Document Number 10G3052
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PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference
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¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991
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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Book Cover COVER Book Cover -------------------------------------------------------------------------- IBM Personal System/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Document Number 10G3052 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 COVER - 1...

  • Page 2: Edition Notice

    Such references or information must not be construed to mean that IBM intends to announce such IBM products, programming, or services in your country. Requests for technical information about IBM products should be made to your IBM Authorized Dealer or your IBM Marketing Representative.

  • Page 3: Notices

    Notices #FRONT_1 Notices References in this publication to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply that IBM intends to make these available in all countries in which IBM operates. Any reference to an IBM product, program or service is not intended to state or imply that only IBM's product, program, or service may be used.

  • Page 4: Trademarks And Service Marks

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Trademarks and Service Marks #FRONT_2 Trademarks and Service Marks The following terms, denoted by an asterisk (*) in this publication, are #trademarks or service marks of the IBM Corporation in the United States #and/or other countries: #IBM OS/2...

  • Page 5: Notices

    Notices NOTICES Notices The following statement applies to this IBM product. The statement for other IBM products intended for use with this product will appear in their accompanying manuals. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Statement Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Notices ¦ Number ¦ ¦ +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ For the location of the type/model and serial numbers, see step 4 in topic 1.4. The model number of this product has a preface of: Type or Model.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Starting Your Computer 1.5.1 Password Prompt 1.5.2 Error Prompt 1.5.3 Diskette and F1 Prompts Introducing the IBM Personal System/2 Model L40 SX Basic Features Accessory Options Identifying the Computer Features System Status Display Operating Your Computer Power Sources and Charging Devices 3.1.1...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Table of Contents D.1.1 Installing the Power Management Device Driver for OS/2 Microsoft Windows 3.0 D.2.1 Setting Keyboard Type D.2.2 For DOS 3.3 and DOS 4.0 Users D.2.3 For DOS 5.0 Users D.2.4 Installing the Power Management Device Driver for Windows 3.0 D.2.5...

  • Page 9: Getting Started

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Getting Started 1.0 Getting Started This section provides information for carrying and caring for your computer and explains how to set up and start your computer. This section contains: Subtopics 1.1 Carrying the Computer 1.2 Caring for Your Computer...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Carrying the Computer 1.1 Carrying the Computer When you carry the computer, follow these instructions. Remove any diskette from the drive. Turn off all attached options. Unplug all external cables and cords connected to the computer.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Caring for Your Computer 1.2 Caring for Your Computer For maximum computer efficiency, follow these instructions. To prevent damaging the LCD (liquid crystal display): Avoid scratching its surface. Avoid placing anything heavy on the LCD when closed.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Before Setting Up 1.3 Before Setting Up Before starting to set up, check that you have the following items. any are missing or damaged, call your IBM marketing representative or IBM authorized dealer. +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ &ballot. Model L40 SX ¦...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Setting Up Your Computer 1.4 Setting Up Your Computer Set up your computer as follows. Open the left compartment cover in order of PICTURE 15 Connect the numeric keypad connector in order of Open...

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    Turn on the computer as shown in the following figure. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete. PICTURE 27 After a short wait, a large IBM-logo appears on the screen. PICTURE 28 If a screen other than the above appears, or nothing appears, go to step 2 in topic 4.1.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Setting Up Your Computer Go to step 20. @19. Do the following to install DOS. +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ Install DOS. ¦ Use the DOS ¦ ¦ ¦ manuals and the ¦ ¦ ¦ instructions on ¦...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Setting Up Your Computer see page 2.5.) Fully Charging: Leave the Rechargeable Battery inserted and the AC Adapter connected for approximately 10 hours. Notes: For more information about the Rechargeable Battery, see page 3.1.1.2.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Starting Your Computer 1.5 Starting Your Computer This section explains start-up after the power is turned on, and provides steps to ensure it is working properly. Turn on the power switch. The computer automatically starts its self-test.

  • Page 18: Password Prompt

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Password Prompt 1.5.1 Password Prompt PICTURE 35 Meaning: The computer is requesting that you enter the power-on password. When a power-on password is set, the password prompt ( PICTURE 36) appears each time the computer is turned on.

  • Page 19: Error Prompt

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Error Prompt 1.5.2 Error Prompt PICTURE 37 Meaning: The computer detected an error during the self-test. The cause of the error is one of the following. There is a problem with the computer. The computer configuration is not set correctly with the backup copy of the Reference Diskette.

  • Page 20: Diskette And F1 Prompts

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Diskette and F1 Prompts 1.5.3 Diskette and F1 Prompts PICTURE 38 @Meaning: When the computer is turned on, it first tries to read from a diskette in the diskette drive. If no diskette or an unreadable diskette is in the drive, it then attempts to read from the hard disk.

  • Page 21: Introducing The Ibm Personal System/2 Model L40 Sx

    Although the Model L40 SX is small, it can support a wide range of |application programs compatible with the IBM Personal Computer AT (*).

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    9 and special characters. The numeric keypad also has a connector for a mouse or the Trackpoint. AC Adapter This portable power device allows you to operate the Model L40 SX with ac power. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 2.1 - 1...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Accessory 2.2 Accessory Deluxe Carrying Case This provides additional carrying capacity and convenience. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 2.2 - 1...

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    @¦ backup copy of the Reference Diskette. ¦ ¦ ¦ +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ @Contact your IBM marketing representative or IBM authorized dealer for @installation of the following options. Internal Data/Fax Modem Warning: Failure to have this option installed by authorized, trained service personnel could cause permanent damage to the machine, the option, or both.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Options @ (**) MNP is a trademark of Microcom, Inc. @ (**) 80387SX is a trademark of the Intel Corporation. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 2.3 - 2...

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    The numeric keypad has a connector to accept a mouse. | 10 IBM Mouse is an optional pointing device that can be connected either to the numeric keypad or to the pointing-device connector at the rear of the computer.

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    Warning: The CRT must be attached before turning on the the computer. Unpredictable results can occur if the CRT is plugged in while the system is powered up. System Expansion Connector offers an IBM Personal Computer AT compatible interface. Communication Interface Connector is reserved for the output of the Serial Adapter (optional) or the Internal Data/Fax Modem (optional) for external communication.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference System Status Display 2.5 System Status Display #This section identifies icons and explains each. They are displayed on #the system status display panel and indicate the status of the computer. PICTURE 41 +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ Icon ¦...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference System Status Display ¦ Icon ¦ Battery ¦ Meaning ¦ ¦ ¦ Status ¦ ¦ +---------+----------+---------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ ¦ Full ¦ More than approximately 66% of the power remains ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ in the Rechargeable Battery.

  • Page 30: Operating Your Computer

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Operating Your Computer 3.0 Operating Your Computer This section provides information for operating the Model L40 SX. This section contains: Subtopics 3.1 Power Sources and Charging Devices 3.2 Removing the Rechargeable Battery 3.3 Installing the Rechargeable Battery 3.4 Maximizing Battery Life...

  • Page 31: Power Sources And Charging Devices

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Power Sources and Charging Devices @3.1 Power Sources and Charging Devices @This section provides information about: Power sources to supply power to the computer Charging devices to charge the Rechargeable Battery. Subtopics 3.1.1 AC Adapter and Batteries 3.1.2 Three Ways to Charge the Rechargeable Battery...

  • Page 32: Ac Adapter And Batteries

    This battery maintains stored data (such as configuration information, date, and time) after the system is powered off. It is not rechargeable but is replaceable by IBM or an IBM authorized dealer, not customer-replaceable. Subtopics 3.1.1.1 Using the AC Adapter 3.1.1.2 Using the Rechargeable Battery...

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    Do not use any ac adapter with the Model |L40 SX, other than those authorized by IBM. |The AC Adapter enables the Model L40 SX to operate under standard ac power |at frequencies of 50 to 60 Hz and voltages of:...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Using the Rechargeable Battery |3.1.1.2 Using the Rechargeable Battery |CAUTION: @To avoid injury to yourself or damage to the computer, follow the @instructions listed below. Do not connect the battery terminals together. Keep the battery away from fire.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Before Using the Rechargeable Battery |3.1.1.3 Before Using the Rechargeable Battery |The battery is not charged at the time of shipment. Complete charging is |essential before using. The working time of the Rechargeable Battery can |be short if the battery is charged only once.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference When Not Using the Rechargeable Battery for a Long Period |3.1.1.4 When Not Using the Rechargeable Battery for a Long Period |If you do not use the Rechargeable Battery for a long period, remove it |from the computer and keep it in a cool place.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Knowing the Amount of Power |3.1.1.5 Knowing the Amount of Power |While operating the computer, you can monitor the amount of remaining |battery power on the system status display panel. If the computer detects...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Using the Car Battery Adapter |3.1.1.6 Using the Car Battery Adapter |The Car Battery Adapter is an option that can power the computer. |computer is powered by plugging it into the cigarette-lighter socket |through the Car Battery Adapter.

  • Page 39: Three Ways To Charge The Rechargeable Battery

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Three Ways to Charge the Rechargeable Battery |3.1.2 Three Ways to Charge the Rechargeable Battery |The following shows three ways to charge the Rechargeable Battery and each |charging time. +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ ¦ Approximate Time (Hours) ¦...

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    Charging with the AC Adapter |3.1.2.1 Charging with the AC Adapter |Warning: The AC Adapter is for use only with the Model L40 SX. Do not |connect it to any other device. Do not use any ac adapter with the Model |L40 SX, other than those authorized by IBM.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Charging with the Car Battery Adapter |3.1.2.2 Charging with the Car Battery Adapter |The Car Battery Adapter is an option that provides a way of charging the |Rechargeable Battery. The Rechargeable Battery is charged by plugging the |computer into the cigarette-lighter socket through the Car Battery |Adapter.

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    |3.1.2.3 Charging with the Quick Charger |Warning: The Quick Charger is designed to charge the Rechargeable Battery |that is used only for the Model L40 SX. Do not use it for any other |purpose. |The Quick Charger is an option that provides the fastest way of charging |the Rechargeable Battery.

  • Page 43: Removing The Rechargeable Battery

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Removing the Rechargeable Battery |3.2 Removing the Rechargeable Battery |To remove the Rechargeable Battery, follow the instructions below. |Warning: Do not remove the Rechargeable Battery for at least 48 hours |after you start using the computer.

  • Page 44: Installing The Rechargeable Battery

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Rechargeable Battery |3.3 Installing the Rechargeable Battery |To install the Rechargeable Battery, follow the instructions below. Open the center compartment cover in order of PICTURE 69 Insert the battery into the center compartment by tilting it to clear the latch 1 ;...

  • Page 45: Maximizing Battery Life

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Maximizing Battery Life |3.4 Maximizing Battery Life |This section lists several features that can maximize the life of the |Rechargeable Battery. Lower the screen brightness. Set the brightness control to the lowest brightness that allows you to view the screen comfortably.

  • Page 46: Suspend And Resume Modes

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Suspend and Resume Modes 3.5 Suspend and Resume Modes The Model L40 SX is a battery-powered computer with unique techniques to conserve battery power. For example, if the display is closed while #operating the computer, it automatically enters suspend mode and all tasks #are stopped to save power;...

  • Page 47: Suspend Mode (full Suspend Mode)

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Suspend Mode (Full Suspend Mode) |3.5.1 Suspend Mode (Full Suspend Mode) |Suspend mode may be referred to as full suspend mode as compared to |partial suspend mode in this manual. |+--- Very Important -----------------------------------------------------+ ¦...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Entering Suspend Mode |3.5.1.1 Entering Suspend Mode |The computer enters suspend mode when one of the following occurs. Closing the display PICTURE 73 Do not open the display until you hear: One beep sounds for suspend mode Two beeps sound for partial suspend mode.

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    @applications are available on the Reference Diskette. Installing these @drivers before entering suspend mode eliminates the application software @interference. This allows the L40 SX, when entering suspend mode, to @enter full suspend mode. To install those programs, see Appendix D, @"Customizing Software" in topic D.0.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Considerations for Suspend or Partial Suspend Mode |3.5.1.3 Considerations for Suspend or Partial Suspend Mode Power Saving Less in Partial Suspend Mode Avoid leaving the computer in partial suspend mode for an extended period.

  • Page 51: Resume Mode

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Resume Mode |3.5.2 Resume Mode @The computer returns to resume mode when one of the following occurs. Opening the computer after having placed it in suspend mode. PICTURE 75 Note: When you open the display and successfully return to resume mode, one beep sounds.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Considerations for Resume Mode |3.5.2.1 Considerations for Resume Mode Pointing Devices Pointing devices are movement-sensitive. You cannot operate or move them during two short periods of time. The following shows the periods. PICTURE 76...

  • Page 53: Using The Reference Diskette Version 1.01 Or Later

    Using the Reference Diskette Version 1.01 or Later #3.6 Using the Reference Diskette Version 1.01 or Later The Reference Diskette provided with the Model L40 SX contains the following programs. Backup the Reference Diskette to make a backup copy of the Reference...

  • Page 54: Starting The Reference Diskette Version 1.01 Or Later

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Starting the Reference Diskette Version 1.01 or Later #3.6.1 Starting the Reference Diskette Version 1.01 or Later Insert the Reference Diskette, with the label facing up and metal-shutter end first, into the drive. Make sure the diskette clicks into place.

  • Page 55: Backup The Reference Diskette

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Backup the Reference Diskette 3.6.2 Backup the Reference Diskette |Makes a copy of the original Reference Diskette onto another diskette, but |not onto the hard disk. To make the backup copy, you need a blank 2.0MB capacity diskette that is not write-protected (see "Write-Protecting...

  • Page 56: Set Configuration

    Backup Battery even when the computer is turned off. The configuration lists: Installed memory size Built-in connectors and their assignments Installed IBM options with their location and assignments. Subtopics 3.6.3.1 View configuration 3.6.3.2 Change configuration 3.6.3.3 Backup configuration 3.6.3.4 Restore configuration...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference View configuration 3.6.3.1 View configuration Shows you the present configuration stored in the computer memory. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 3.6.3.1 - 1...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Change configuration 3.6.3.2 Change configuration Changes the configuration stored in the computer memory. Changing the configuration lets you tailor computer operation to your needs. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 3.6.3.2 - 1...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Backup configuration 3.6.3.3 Backup configuration This copies the configuration stored in the computer memory onto the backup copy of the Reference Diskette. If you have made changes to the configuration, back up (copy) the configuration in the event the Backup Battery is removed or replaced.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Restore configuration 3.6.3.4 Restore configuration This retrieves the configuration copied by "Backup configuration" and restores it into the computer memory. Use "Restore configuration" after the Backup Battery is removed or replaced. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Run automatic configuration |3.6.3.5 Run automatic configuration This is used when you want the computer to automatically configure itself. During automatic configuration, the computer makes a list of what it sees as being installed and assigns those items to operate a certain way.

  • Page 62: Set Features Menu

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Set features menu |3.6.4 Set features menu Use this to set and change operational characteristics for your convenience. This program also helps minimize the use of battery power by specifying options associated with power management.

  • Page 63: Set Passwords And Network Server Mode

    Set passwords and network server mode 3.6.5 Set passwords and network server mode This prevents the use of the computer by unauthorized persons. Three password methods available for the Model L40 SX are: Power-on password Network server mode Keyboard password.

  • Page 64: Test The Computer

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Test the computer 3.6.6 Test the computer This tests the computer hardware. If a problem occurs during this testing, an error message appears showing the cause of the problem and the action to take.

  • Page 65: Display Revision Levels

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Display revision levels 3.6.7 Display revision levels This displays the machine level that is used by service personnel. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 3.6.7 - 1...

  • Page 66: Utility Installation Program

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Utility installation program $3.6.8 Utility installation program $This program saves you time when installing the following programs $contained on the Reference Diskette. Keyboard password program Set features program Disk cache driver Power management device driver programs for: OS/2 Microsoft Windows 3.0...

  • Page 67

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Using the utility installation program $3.6.8.1 Using the utility installation program $Information for using the utility installation program is provided in $sections where the above programs are described. The following shows a $summary of how to use the utility installation program.

  • Page 68: Setting Passwords

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Setting Passwords 3.7 Setting Passwords |Passwords restrict the use of the computer to authorized persons. Instructions for setting passwords are also on the Reference Diskette. The information is provided here for your convenience as the computer must be turned off, then on again to follow some of the password instructions.

  • Page 69: Power-on Password

    +--- Do Not Forget Your Power-On Password -------------------------------+ ¦ ¦ ¦ Record your power-on password. If you forget your power-on password, ¦ ¦ take your system unit to IBM or an IBM authorized dealer. A service ¦ ¦ charge may be incurred. ¦ ¦...

  • Page 70: Network Server Mode

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Network Server Mode 3.7.2 Network Server Mode |If your computer is a server on a network, you can set the network server mode. Before setting the network server mode, you must first set a power-on password.

  • Page 71: Keyboard Password

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Keyboard Password 3.7.3 Keyboard Password Setting a keyboard password lets you lock the keyboard without turning the computer off. If a power-on password has been set (see page 3.7.1), it can also serve as your keyboard password.

  • Page 72

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Keyboard Password Press Enter. The keyboard is unlocked when you hear a beep. To remove the keyboard password Turn off the computer. To change the keyboard password This procedure allows you to set a keyboard password that is different from your power-on password.

  • Page 73: Changing Operational Features

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Changing Operational Features 3.8 Changing Operational Features |The Model L40 SX is designed so you can change its operational features to |operate more effectively. Usually, you do not need to change any of them #because of the default options set at the time of shipment.

  • Page 74

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Operational Features You Can Set and Change 3.8.1 Operational Features You Can Set and Change The operational features you can set and change are: Operational convenience Updating date and time Changing keyboard speed Switching speaker sound Specifying display features.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Setting and Changing the Operational Features 3.8.2 Setting and Changing the Operational Features |Three ways to set and change the operational features are: Start the backup copy of the Reference Diskette each time you want to use it.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Starting the Set Features from the Reference Diskette 3.8.3 Starting the Set Features from the Reference Diskette Start the backup copy of the Reference Diskette to display the Main Menu (see page 3.6.1 on how to start the Reference Diskette).

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Maintaining Operational Convenience 3.8.3.1 Maintaining Operational Convenience +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ Key¦ Purpose ¦ Option ¦ +----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------¦ ¦ 1 ¦ Updating Date and ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ Time ¦ Current date: ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦...

  • Page 78

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Managing Power Usage 3.8.3.2 Managing Power Usage +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ Key¦ Purpose ¦ Option ¦ +----+----------------------+--------------------------------------------¦ ¦ 5 ¦ Internal Device ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ Power Off Time ¦ Display off after: ¦ ¦ ¦...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Managing Power Usage ¦ ¦ port. To minimize ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ power usage, select ¦ Onboard Serial power: ¦ ¦ ¦ option Off for the ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ port when no device ¦...

  • Page 80

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Starting the Set Features Program with Commands 3.8.4 Starting the Set Features Program with Commands To change any of the operational features with commands, you first need to |copy the Set features program from the backup copy of the Reference |Diskette onto your hard disk or diskette.

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Copying the Set features program 3.8.4.1 Copying the Set features program $Note: If you are using OS/2, make sure that the DOS compatibility box has been configured. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive.

  • Page 82

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Commands 3.8.4.2 Commands All feature items can be accessed either by entering commands or by running a batch file containing these commands. The following describes the commands. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 3.8.4.2 - 1...

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    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Format 3.8.4.3 Format PS2 option1 option2 #option1 and option2: +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ ¦ option2 ¦ ¦ option-----------------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ ¦ First Value ¦ Second Value ¦ +-------+----------------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ ¦ Displays the Set Features Menu. No first and second values ¦...

  • Page 84

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Format operational features. +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ Command ¦ Meaning ¦ +----------+-------------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ PS2 ¦ Displays the Set Features Menu. ¦ +----------+-------------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ PS2 XXXX ¦ Shows the command syntax if XXXX is invalid. ¦ +----------+-------------------------------------------------------------¦...

  • Page 85

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Using the Sample Batch Programs 3.8.5 Using the Sample Batch Programs $The following sample batch programs are provided so you can set or change one or all operational features using one command: DEFAULT This program sets all the operational features to the default values.

  • Page 86

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Sample Batch Programs 3.8.5.1 Installing the Sample Batch Programs Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive. Install a sample batch program using the copy command peculiar to the DOS or OS/2 operating systems.

  • Page 87

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Usage Note: 3.8.5.2 Usage Note: When you use the TRAVEL command, ensure that the economy switch is set to A to conserve battery power. The format of the PRINTCOM command is PRINTCOM OFF or PRINTCOM ON.

  • Page 88: Solving Computer Problems

    +--- Important ----------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ ¦ ¦ Use this section to test IBM products only. Non-IBM products may give ¦ ¦ misleading errors or incorrect computer responses. Refer to the ¦...

  • Page 89

    If you cannot go beyond the IBM screen, have the system serviced. If the testing stops and does not continue, have the system serviced.

  • Page 90

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Troubleshooting Charts 4.2 Troubleshooting Charts Subtopics 4.2.1 Display Problems 4.2.2 Messages on the Screen ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 4.2 - 1...

  • Page 91

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Display Problems 4.2.1 Display Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ Blank screen ¦ Check to see if: ¦ ¦ plus no ¦ ¦ ¦ beeps. ¦ 1. The charged Rechargeable Battery is correctly ¦...

  • Page 92

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Messages on the Screen 4.2.2 Messages on the Screen +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ SCREEN ¦ ¦ ¦ MESSAGE ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ Numbers. ¦ The computer's internal self-test found an error. ¦ ¦ ¦ Check to see: ¦...

  • Page 93

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference What If Testing Cannot Find the Problem? 4.3 What If Testing Cannot Find the Problem? If the testing programs on the backup copy of the Reference Diskette cannot find the problem, use the troubleshooting charts that follow to find your computer problem.

  • Page 94

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Icons on the System Status Display Panel 4.3.1 Icons on the System Status Display Panel +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ ICON ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ PICTURE 93 ¦ When the computer is in suspend mode, this icon appears ¦...

  • Page 95

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Icons on the System Status Display Panel ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ Press the Caps Lock key again to release the caps lock. ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ PICTURE 102 ¦ The scroll lock is in effect.

  • Page 96

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Power Problems 4.3.2 Power Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ A wrong ¦ Have the system serviced. ¦ ¦ battery-statu¦ ¦ ¦ icon remains ¦ ¦ ¦ on. ¦ ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦...

  • Page 97

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Keyboard, Pointing Device Problems 4.3.3 Keyboard, Pointing Device Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ All or some ¦ If the testing programs on the Reference Diskette do ¦ ¦ of the keys ¦...

  • Page 98

    ¦ "Parallel Connector Setup Program" in topic E.5 because ¦ ¦ ¦ some parallel devices do not work when the parallel ¦ ¦ ¦ connector of the Model L40 SX is in extended mode that ¦ ¦ ¦ allows bidirectional input and output. ¦...

  • Page 99

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference External PS/2 Display Problems 4.3.5 External PS/2 Display Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ Blank ¦ Check to see if : ¦ ¦ screen. ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ 1. The power cord for the PS/2 display is plugged into ¦...

  • Page 100

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Option Problems 4.3.6 Option Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ An IBM ¦ Check to see: ¦ ¦ option that ¦ ¦ ¦ used to work ¦ 1. If the option came with its own testing ¦...

  • Page 101

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Software Problems 4.3.7 Software Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ Is your ¦ To determine if problems are caused by the software, ¦ ¦ software ¦ check to see if: ¦...

  • Page 102

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Intermittent Problems 4.3.8 Intermittent Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ Does your ¦ A problem may be difficult to find because it occurs ¦ ¦ computer ¦ only occasionally. If your computer has such a ¦...

  • Page 103

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Reference Diskette Problems 4.3.9 Reference Diskette Problems +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ PROBLEM ¦ ACTION ¦ +--------------+---------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ Is your ¦ Always use your backup copy of the Reference Diskette ¦ ¦ backup copy ¦ as it should contain the current configuration ¦...

  • Page 104

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Getting Service 4.4 Getting Service If the computer needs service, you can: Take it to an IBM authorized dealer Call IBM for service. When requesting service, describe the error message or problem. Error messages help identify what service action is required and help provide quick and efficient service to you.

  • Page 105: Appendix A. Additional Information

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Appendix A. Additional Information A.0 Appendix A. Additional Information Subtopics A.1 Diskette Drives and Diskettes A.2 IBM Cassette BASIC A.3 IBM Power Cords ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 A.0 - 1...

  • Page 106: Diskette Drives And Diskettes

    A.1 Diskette Drives and Diskettes Diskette drives and diskettes are identified by their storage capacity (for example, 1.44MB diskette drive; 2MB diskette). The Model L40 SX operates with a 1.44MB diskette drive. This drive uses 1MB or 2MB 3.5-inch diskettes.

  • Page 107

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Identifying Diskette Drives A.1.1 Identifying Diskette Drives A 1.44MB diskette drive has 1.44 printed on the diskette-eject button. 720KB diskette drive has no identification mark. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 A.1.1 - 1...

  • Page 108

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Identifying Diskettes |A.1.2 Identifying Diskettes A 1MB diskette looks like this: It is usually labeled 1.0MB capacity or 2DD 1 , and has a square cutout PICTURE 103 A 2MB diskette looks like this:...

  • Page 109

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Formatting Diskettes A.1.3 Formatting Diskettes A diskette must be formatted to prepare it for use. Your operating system manual describes the commands for formatting diskettes. When using commands that format a diskette before writing (for example, the DOS command DISKCOPY), be sure the target diskette has the appropriate storage capacity.

  • Page 110: Write-protecting Diskettes

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Write-Protecting Diskettes |A.1.4 Write-Protecting Diskettes It is possible to format a diskette or write (record) information onto a diskette unintentionally. Important information could be lost. For this reason, you should write-protect important diskettes. Some diskettes like the Reference Diskette are permanently write protected.

  • Page 111: Ibm Cassette Basic

    IBM Cassette BASIC |A.2 IBM Cassette BASIC IBM Cassette BASIC (Beginner's All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is built into the Model L40 SX to help maintain software compatibility with other IBM computers. Cassette BASIC is the lowest version of BASIC and is not intended for production use because no information can be saved.

  • Page 112: Ibm Power Cords

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference IBM Power Cords A.3 IBM Power Cords For your safety, IBM provides a power cord with a grounded attachment plug to use with this IBM product. To avoid electrical shock, always use the power cord and plug with a properly grounded outlet.

  • Page 113: Appendix B. Operating Instructions For The Serial Adapter

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Appendix B. Operating Instructions for the Serial Adapter B.0 Appendix B. Operating Instructions for the Serial Adapter Subtopics B.1 Introduction B.2 Word Length B.3 Stop Bit B.4 Line Speed B.5 Pin Assignments B.6 Modem Connection ¦...

  • Page 114

    This appendix provides information for operating the IBM Personal System/2 Serial Adapter for Model L40 SX. Note: The IBM Personal System/2 Serial Adapter for Model L40 SX is an IBM service or IBM authorized dealer installed option. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991...

  • Page 115

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Word Length B.2 Word Length 5-, 6-, 7-, and 8-bit are supported. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 B.2 - 1...

  • Page 116

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Stop Bit B.3 Stop Bit 1, 1.5, and 2 are supported. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 B.3 - 1...

  • Page 117

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Line Speed B.4 Line Speed 50 through 19 200 bps are supported. ¦ Copyright IBM Corp. 1991 B.4 - 1...

  • Page 118

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Pin Assignments B.5 Pin Assignments The following table shows the Serial Adapter external connector pin assignments. +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ Pin ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ No. ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ Signal Name¦ Directio¦ Description ¦...

  • Page 119

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Modem Connection B.6 Modem Connection The example in Figure 1 shows the Serial Adapter modem connection using the cable. Serial Adapter Modem +----------+ TX DATA +-----------+ ¦ 3 ¦ ---------------------------------- ¦2 ¦ ¦ ¦...

  • Page 120: Appendix C. Installing The Ems Memory Manager

    The EMS memory manager must be installed in the CONFIG.SYS file as the first device driver. Note: The EMS memory manager is designed to support only the IBM Personal System/2 Model L40 SX. | (**) Lotus is a trademark of Lotus Development Corporation.

  • Page 121

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference How to Install the EMS Memory Manager C.1 How to Install the EMS Memory Manager The section describes how to install the EMS memory manager. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive.

  • Page 122

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Format: C.1.1 Format: |device = mm.sys [/Exclude=xxxx-xxxx] [/Frame=xxxx] [/Handles=nnn] [/Include=xxxx-xxxx] [/Test] [/Fulldisplay] [/Showoptions] |[/Exclude=xxxx-xxxx]: xxxx-xxxx is a range of addresses that should not |be used for the EMS mapping. By default, the EMS memory manager |automatically excludes areas known to contain ROM or video RAM.

  • Page 123

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Format: ¦ - Invalid inclusion specified - ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ Explanation: The Include parameter was specified incorrectly. ¦ ¦ page C.1.1 for the Include parameter. ¦ +------------------------------------------------------------------------¦ ¦ - Invalid number specified - ¦...

  • Page 124: Appendix D. Customizing Software

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Appendix D. Customizing Software @D.0 Appendix D. Customizing Software @This appendix provides procedures for customizing: OS/2 Standard Edition (SE) 1.3 OS/2 Extended Edition (EE) 1.3 Microsoft Windows 3.0 Quarterdeck QEMM 5.11 or later Paradox 3.5 EMM386 in DOS 5.0.

  • Page 125: The Os/2 Operating System

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference The OS/2 Operating System @D.1 The OS/2 Operating System @The OS/2 power management device driver program is available. This @program enables this operating system to work properly with suspend and @resume modes. @Warning: Unpredictable results can occur when power is suspended and @later resumed if this driver is not used.

  • Page 126

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Power Management Device Driver for OS/2 @D.1.1 Installing the Power Management Device Driver for OS/2 @If you installed the OS/2 operating system, do the following to install @the power management device driver program for it.

  • Page 127: D.2.4 Installing The Power Management Device Driver For Windows

    @¦ available. ¦ ¦ ¦ +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ @For Windows to operate properly on your L40 SX, it is necessary to make @changes to the Windows installation. Some changes are made during the @Windows SETUP procedure; others are made after installation. Subtopics D.2.1 Setting Keyboard Type...

  • Page 128

    @When you install Microsoft Windows, the Windows SETUP program @automatically detects the hardware configuration of your L40 SX. Running @Windows SETUP on the L40 SX without the numeric keypad plugged in, SETUP @detects your keyboard as: All AT type Keyboards (84 - 86 keys) @This selection does not allow some keyboard functions.

  • Page 129

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference For DOS 3.3 and DOS 4.0 Users @D.2.2 For DOS 3.3 and DOS 4.0 Users @If you have installed Windows 3.0, do the following. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive.

  • Page 130

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference For DOS 5.0 Users @D.2.3 For DOS 5.0 Users @If you have installed Windows 3.0, do the following. At the DOS prompt (usually C:\>), type: CD \ and press Enter. Type: COPY CONFIG.SYS CONFIG.BAK and press Enter.

  • Page 131

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Power Management Device Driver for Windows 3.0 @D.2.4 Installing the Power Management Device Driver for Windows 3.0 @The power management device driver program for Windows 3.0 is available. @The program enables Windows 3.0 to work properly with suspend and resume @modes.

  • Page 132

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Creating PIF File @D.2.5 Creating PIF File @To use the Set features program under the Windows 3.0, it is recommended @that you create the PIF file by setting the FULLSCREEN and EXCLUSIVE @options. For more information on the Set features program, see "Set @features menu"...

  • Page 133

    @with QEMM 5.11 or later, you must also install the power management device @driver program for Windows 3.0. @A change to the DEVICE=QEMM386.SYS statement in the CONFIG.SYS file is @required for proper operation of Windows with QEMM on the L40 SX. Failure @to make this change can cause unpredictable results.

  • Page 134

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Changing CONFIG.SYS File @D.3.1 Changing CONFIG.SYS File @To change the DEVICE=QEMM386.SYS statement in the CONFIG.SYS file, do the @following. Edit the file named CONFIG.SYS using an editor. CONFIG.SYS is in your root subdirectory. Find in the CONFIG.SYS file the statement: DEVICE=QEMM386.SYS...

  • Page 135

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Power Management Device Driver for QEMM 5.11 or Later @D.3.2 Installing the Power Management Device Driver for QEMM 5.11 or Later @The power management device driver program for QEMM 5.11 or later is @available.

  • Page 136: D.4 Borland International Paradox

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Borland International Paradox 3.5 @D.4 Borland International Paradox 3.5 @You must configure Paradox to run with the IBM PS/2 Model L40 SX. Paradox @provides a special script to configure Paradox to run with systems that it @does not recognize called CUSTOM.

  • Page 137

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Customizing Paradox @D.4.1 Customizing Paradox @To customize Paradox, do the following. Start Paradox by typing: PARADOX CUSTOM -REAL When the Paradox menu is displayed: Select Tune and press Enter. Select ProtectedMode and press Enter.

  • Page 138

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference EMM386 in DOS 5.0 @D.5 EMM386 in DOS 5.0 @The power management device driver program for EMM386 is available. @program enables an application that use EMM386 to work properly with @suspend and resume modes.

  • Page 139

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Power Management Device Driver for EMM386 @D.5.1 Installing the Power Management Device Driver for EMM386 @If you install an application that uses EMM386, do the following to @install the power management device driver program for them.

  • Page 140

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Appendix E. Utility Programs #E.0 Appendix E. Utility Programs #This appendix introduces utility programs the Model L40 SX provides and #describes how to use them. #This section contains: Subtopics E.1 Disk Cache Program E.2 EXT_PWR.EXE E.3 Large Pointer Program...

  • Page 141

    ¦ #¦ cache program provided with other IBM Personal System/2 computers. Do ¦ #¦ not use IBM Disk Cache, version 1.0, or any other version of IBM Disk ¦ #¦ Cache on your computer. IBM Disk Cache could reduce performance or ¦...

  • Page 142

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the SMARTDRV Driver #E.1.1 Installing the SMARTDRV Driver #+--- Assumption ---------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ ¦ #¦ The following steps assume: ¦ ¦ ¦ #¦ You have installed DOS 3.3 or 4.0. ¦ ¦ ¦ #¦...

  • Page 143

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference If You Have Any Problems #E.1.1.1 If You Have Any Problems #If you have any problems installing or running this program or no longer #want to use it, follow the steps below: With the DOS prompt on the screen (usually C:\>), type: CD \ and press Enter.

  • Page 144

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Technical Information #E.1.2 Technical Information #The following technical information is intended for experienced users and #programmers who want to know more about the SMARTDRV disk cache program. Subtopics E.1.2.1 HIMEM.SYS E.1.2.2 Format: E.1.2.3 Note on Default Memory Allocation: E.1.2.4 Examples:...

  • Page 145

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference HIMEM.SYS #E.1.2.1 HIMEM.SYS #This device driver manages the use of extended memory. #The HIMEM.SYS device driver manages an application's use of extended #memory and the high memory area (HMA). This prevents applications from #simultaneously using the same area of memory.

  • Page 146

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Format: #E.1.2.2 Format: #DEVICE=DRIVE:PATH HIMEM.SYS [/Hmamin=m] [/Numhandles=n] [/Int15=xxxx] [/Machine:xxxx] [/A20control: ON | OFF] [/Shadowram: ON | OFF] [/Cpuclock: ON | OFF] #[/HMAMIN= m]: m is the amount of memory (in kilobytes) an application #must use before HIMEM.SYS permits the program to use the HMA.

  • Page 147

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Note on Default Memory Allocation: #E.1.2.3 Note on Default Memory Allocation: #Only one application can use the HMA at a time. If you omit the /HMAMIN=m #parameter (or specify 0 for m), HIMEM.SYS reserves the HMA for the first #application that requests it.

  • Page 148

    #DOS directory of drive C, add the following line to the CONFIG.SYS file DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS /HMAMIN=40 #To install HIMEM.SYS and specify the A20 handler for the Model L40 SX, add #either of the following lines to the CONFIG.SYS file: DEVICE=HIMEM.SYS /MACHINE:PS2 DEVICE=HIMEM.SYS /MACHINE:2...

  • Page 149

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference SMARTDRV.SYS #E.1.2.5 SMARTDRV.SYS #Creates a disk cache in extended or expanded memory. A disk cache can #significantly speed up DOS disk operations. You can control the size of #the SMARTDRV.SYS memory cache, and you can set up the disk cache expanded #or extended memory.

  • Page 150

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Format: #E.1.2.6 Format: #DEVICE=DRIVE:PATH SMARTDRV.SYS [InitCacheSize] [MinCacheSize] [/A] #[ InitCacheSize]: Specifies the initial size (in kilobytes) of the memory #cache. The valid range is 128 to 8192. The default is 256. #[ MinCacheSize]: Specifies a minimum cache size (in kilobytes).

  • Page 151

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Notes: #E.1.2.7 Notes: #Specifying the Initial Memory Cache: SMARTDRV.SYS rounds the value you #specify for the InitCacheSize parameter to the nearest multiple of 16. #you plan to run an application that uses expanded or extended memory, #specify a cache size that leaves enough memory for that application after #SMARTDRV.SYS is installed.

  • Page 152

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Examples: #E.1.2.8 Examples: #To create a disk cache in extended memory and set a cache size of 256KB #(the default size), add the following line to the CONFIG.SYS file: DEVICE=SMARTDRV.SYS #Since no location is specified, DOS searches for SMARTDRV.SYS in the root #directory of your startup drive.

  • Page 153: E.2.3 Usage Note For

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference EXT_PWR.EXE #E.2 EXT_PWR.EXE #This program detects what power source your computer is using, and returns #two kinds of codes depending on the power sources. You can use the return #codes as the conditions to manage the power usage.

  • Page 154

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference How to Use EXT_PWR.EXE #E.2.1 How to Use EXT_PWR.EXE #In a batch file you create or copy from a sample batch file: SETUPPWR.BAT for DOS SETUPPWR.CMD for OS/2 #you can use the return codes as conditions to call the sample batch #programs, DEFAULT and TRAVEL.

  • Page 155

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Sample Coding #E.2.2 Sample Coding #Note: It is recommended that a subdirectory named L40SXUT be created on the hard disk and the batch file you created be placed on the subdirectory and the path to it be set.

  • Page 156

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Usage Note for OS/2 #E.2.3 Usage Note for OS/2 #Because the program, EXT_PWR.EXE, accesses the system hardware, add the #following line to the CONFIG.SYS file. IOPL=YES #Otherwise, accessing the system hardware results in an error condition #(for example, SYS0197).

  • Page 157: E.3.2 Installing The Large Pointer Program For Windows

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Large Pointer Program #E.3 Large Pointer Program #This utility program allows you to change the pointer style from the #standard type to one of two types: white large pointer and black large #pointer. The utility programs both for OS/2 and Windows 3.0 are available #on the Reference Diskette.

  • Page 158

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Large Pointer Program for OS/2 #E.3.1 Installing the Large Pointer Program for OS/2 #To install this program, follow the steps below. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the drive.

  • Page 159

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Large Pointer Program for Windows 3.0 #E.3.2 Installing the Large Pointer Program for Windows 3.0 #To install this program, follow the steps below. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive.

  • Page 160

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Removing the Large Pointer Program for Windows 3.0 #E.3.3 Removing the Large Pointer Program for Windows 3.0 #To remove the large pointer program once installed, follow the steps #below. Using a non-formatting text editor, scroll through the WIN.INI file to find the section with the header: [Windows].

  • Page 161: E.4.2 Installing The Hot Key Program For

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Hot Key Program #E.4 Hot Key Program #This utility program provides a conventional way to change operational #features outside the Set Features Main Menu. The utility programs for #DOS, OS/2, and Windows 3.0 enhanced mode are available on the Reference #Diskette.

  • Page 162

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Hot Key Program for DOS #E.4.1 Installing the Hot Key Program for DOS #To install this program, follow the steps below. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive.

  • Page 163

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Hot Key Program for OS/2 #E.4.2 Installing the Hot Key Program for OS/2 #+--- To Use the Hot Key Utility -----------------------------------------+ ¦ ¦ #¦ To use the hot key utility: ¦ ¦...

  • Page 164

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Hot Key Program for Windows 3.0 Enhanced Mode #E.4.3 Installing the Hot Key Program for Windows 3.0 Enhanced Mode #To install this program, follow the steps below. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive.

  • Page 165: E.5.2 Installing The Parallel Connector Setup Program For

    #E.5 Parallel Connector Setup Program #After POR (power-on reset), by default, the parallel connector of the #Model L40 SX is set to extended mode that allows bidirectional input and #output. However, some parallel devices do not work in extended mode.

  • Page 166

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Parallel Connector Setup Program for DOS #E.5.1 Installing the Parallel Connector Setup Program for DOS #To install this program, follow the steps below. Insert the backup copy of the Reference Diskette into the diskette drive.

  • Page 167

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Installing the Parallel Connector Setup Program for OS/2 #E.5.2 Installing the Parallel Connector Setup Program for OS/2 #To install this program, follow the steps below. #Note: Make sure that the DOS compatibility box has been configured.

  • Page 168

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Index A (automatic) mode 2.4 3.8.3.2 AC adapter 1.3 3.1.1.1 auto option, system speed 3.8.3 automatic configuration, run 3.6.3.5 automatic mode 2.4 3.8.3.2 backup battery 3.1.1 backup configuration 3.6.3.3 backup the Reference Diskette 3.6 3.6.2 BASIC, cassette A.2...

  • Page 169

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Index See diskette drive economy switch automatic mode (A mode) 2.4 manual mode (M mode) 2.4 eject button, diskette 2.4 EMS memory manager error messages C.1.1 installing C.0 error prompt 1.5.2 4.2.1 software 4.3.7 expanded memory specification (EMS) memory manager C.0...

  • Page 170

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Index onboard serial power option 3.8.3 operational convenience changing keyboard speed 3.8.3.1 specifying display features 3.8.3.1 switching speaker sound 3.8.3.1 updating date/time 3.8.3.1 operational features changing 3.8 from the Reference Diskette 3.8.3 using the sample batch programs 3.8.5 with commands 3.8.4...

  • Page 171

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Index DOS 3.7.3 error 1.5.2 4.2.1 password 1.5.1 4.2.1 PS2 commands 3.8.4.3 PS/2 external display problems 4.3.5 quick charger (option) 2.3 rechargeable battery 1.3 2.4 charging 3.1.2.1 discharging 3.1.1.3 if you do not use the computer for a long period 1.2 initial charging 1.4...

  • Page 172

    PS/2 Model L40 SX Quick Reference Index system expansion connector 2.4 system power off after option 3.8.3 system speed 3.8.3.2 system status display 2.4 2.5 system unit description 2.4 location 2.4 power switch 2.4 system unit connectors 2.4 temperature 1.2 temperature, icon 2.5...

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