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  • Page 1 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read “Safety Information” on page 47 and “Appendix D. Notices” on page 45. Third Edition (March 2001) This edition applies to the IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter. You can submit comments online to http://www.ibm.com/networking/support/feedback.nsf/docsoverall © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2000, 2001. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Solving an adapter communication problem ....27 Contacting IBM product support....27 Downloading code from the Web .
  • Page 4 Taiwanese Emission Notice for All Cable Types ... . . 56 IBM License Agreement for Productivity Aids ....56 IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR USE THIS PROGRAM YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS.
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    “Appendix C. NDIS 2 device driver messages” on page 39 lists NDIS 2 system messages, explains the meaning, and lists user actions. “Appendix D. Notices” on page 45 lists the legal notices required for the IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter.
  • Page 6 IBM adapter books and other documentation are available on the IBM Networking Web site: http://www.ibm.com/networking IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Introduction To The Ibm 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile Pci Management Adapter

    Automatic configuration of I/O, memory, ROM space, and interrupt level by PCI BIOS on power-up. v The IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter uses less than 1 watt of power. See IBM Token-Ring Adapter Features for information regarding the following...
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    4. Install the adapter software. See “Chapter 3. Software installation” on page 7. After the software is installed, installation is complete. Package contents The IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter comes with the following features: v Automatic Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI)/PCI power management...
  • Page 9 375 mA per slot (for auxiliary 3.3 volts). This limit is specified in the PCI Bus Power Management Interface Specification Revision 1.1. Chapter 1. Introduction to the IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 10 IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 11: Chapter 2. Installing The Adapter Hardware

    Chapter 2. Installing the adapter hardware This chapter describes how to install the IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter. Installing the adapter Your adapter comes configured from the factory with PXE and expansion ROM enabled. Before you begin to install this adapter, be sure to read “Safety Information” on page 47.
  • Page 12 2 Twisted Pairs Token-Ring RJ-45 or RJ-45 UTP Adapter Cable RJ-11 Figure 1. STP and UTP cables Note: No more than one data cable may be connected to the adapter at a time. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 13: Chapter 3. Software Installation

    We recommend the first one listed here. All three methods will place the driver in a directory according to the structure in Table 1. v Method A: Get the driver from a software package on the IBM Networking Web site. This will ensure that you get the latest driver.
  • Page 14: Windows Nt Version 4.0

    When prompted, enter the path to the root directory of the CD-ROM or diskette and select OK. 8. In the Select OEM Option dialog box, select IBM Token-Ring PCI Family Adapter and then select OK. Several work-in-progress panels are displayed, indicating that the driver and its supporting files are being copied to your computer’s hard disk.
  • Page 15: Windows 98 Se / Windows Me

    5. In the Device Manager, expand the Network adapters section by selecting the + that appears to the left of the words ″Network adapters″ or ″Other devices″. Select the entry labeled IBM PCI Token-Ring Adapter,NDIS4 or PCI Token-Ring Controller, and then select Properties.
  • Page 16: Installing The Driver When Windows 98 Or Windows Me Is Already Installed

    3. The next page of the wizard will ask where you would like to look for the device driver. v If you are installing the device driver from the product CD-ROM, insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive and make sure that the CD-ROM drive checkbox is checked. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 17: Windows 2000

    v If you are installing from a diskette that you built from the CD-ROM or from the Web, insert the diskette and make sure that the Floppy disk drives checkbox is checked. 4. Select Next to continue. Windows should find an updated device driver on the diskette or the CD-ROM.
  • Page 18 The device driver files loaded successfully. v The Local Area Connection icon on the Network and Dial-up Connections window shows that the device is working correctly. v The adapter LEDs indicate normal operation: Green ON, Amber OFF. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 19: Remote Unattended Installation Of Windows 98, Windows 2000, And Windows Nt

    Remote unattended installation of Windows 98, Windows 2000, and Windows NT Instructions for this environment are on the adapter CD-ROM. You can read the instructions with a Web browser. To access the instructions, perform the following steps: 1. Go to x:\startcd.htm (where x is your CD-ROM drive). 2.
  • Page 20: Managed Driver Upgrade For Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows Nt, And Windows 2000

    Managed Driver Upgrade for Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, and Windows 2000 Managed Driver Upgrade is a package you can download from the IBM Token-Ring PCI Family Adapter Web site that assists local users and system administrators in upgrading their systems to the latest level of the driver. The package consists of the new driver, all necessary support files, and an executable program that can upgrade the driver without any user intervention.
  • Page 21 1. Download the correct package for the operating system to the management server. 2. Run the package and extract all the files to a single directory. 3. Repackage the files according to the specifics of the management software. 4. Follow the directions included with the management software to schedule an update.
  • Page 22 IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 23: Chapter 4. Problem Solving

    Troubleshooting Utility also generates an adapter information report that provides detailed information about your system to enable your network administrator or other support personnel to efficiently assist you. You can also use it to create a Diagnostic diskette. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2000, 2001...
  • Page 24: Installing Troubleshooting Utility

    You need the self-extracting installation package TRSHOOT.EXE in order to install Troubleshooting Utility. You can obtain this package from the adapter CD-ROM or the Web. For Windows 9x systems, the package automatically installs an IBM LAN Adapter Management IOCTL driver as a Windows protocol.
  • Page 25 See “Generating an adapter information report” on page 22. Advanced Diagnostics Provides the ability to run the adapter diagnostics (16/4 ring (available only with test or wrap test) directly from within the Troubleshooting Utility...
  • Page 26 Ring state. This is the state of the NIC with respect to entering the ring. The ring state is represented by the following values that correspond to the NDIS_802_5_RING_STATE values: Status NDIS_802_5_RING_STATE value Explanation Open NdisRingStateOpened This specifies an open ring. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 27 Status NDIS_802_5_RING_STATE value Explanation Closed NdisRingStateClosed This specifies a closed ring. Opening NdisRingStateOpening This specifies a ring that is opening. Closing NdisRingStateClosing This specifies a failure of a ring open operation. Open Failure NdisRingStateOpenFailure The NIC is closed, shut down, or broken Ring Failure NdisRingStateRingFailure...
  • Page 28 Windows NT: To generate an adapter information report on Windows NT, perform the following steps. 1. Insert a blank, high-density diskette into your diskette drive (usually drive A). 2. Select the BUILD button to build the pci_info diskette. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 29 You can use the Troubleshooting Utility to update the microcode on your IBM PCI Token-Ring family adapter under the following conditions:...
  • Page 30: Running Adapter Diagnostics

    Use the following procedure to run 4/16 Mbps diagnostics: 1. Insert the diagnostic diskette in drive A and reboot your computer. 2. At the DOS Boot Menu, select IBM PCI adapter family extended diagnostics for 16 Mb/s and 4 Mb/s.
  • Page 31: Understanding The Adapter Leds And Labels

    v For the on-ring test, the adapter must be connected to a network with other adapters, so the ring speed of the network can be automatically sensed. If the adapter is the only one in the network, the on-ring test will fail. 5.
  • Page 32: Understanding The Adapter Labels

    This 12-digit, hexadecimal address is recorded on the label in groups of two digits from left to right, starting on the first row. In Figure 2 on page 25 IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 33: Solving Problems With Driver Installation

    HelpPC (Canada) Customers outside the U.S. and Canada should contact their place of purchase. Downloading code from the Web Go to http://www.ibm.com/networking/support and select your adapter to access the latest software downloads. Tech tips and frequently asked questions To find tips about specific hardware and software situations, go to x:\startcd.htm on the CD-ROM (where x is your CD-ROM drive).
  • Page 34 IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 35: Appendix A. Cd-Rom Content And Software Packages

    Appendix A. CD-ROM content and software packages The CD-ROM contains adapter drivers, supporting applications, publications, technical tips, and frequently asked questions related to the IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter. A navigational tool is provided to assist you in accessing the contents of the CD-ROM.
  • Page 36: Diskette Images

    Web in both PDF and HTML formats. The HTML version can also be viewed directly from your Web browser. Five documents are provided on the CD-ROM — a user’s guide for each of the three IBM Token-Ring PCI Management Adapters, a user’s guide for the IBM 16/4 Token-Ring CardBus Adapter, and a features guide.
  • Page 37 7. Go to the directory where the package was stored and run the package file to expand the files. The User’s Guide in PDF format is stored in the file USERGUID.PDF. The Features Guide in PDF format is stored in the file FEATURE.PDF. The corresponding HTML versions are in USERGUID.HTM and FEATURE.HTM.
  • Page 38 IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 39: Appendix B. Ndis 2 Device Driver Parameters

    This parameter specifies the maximum number of transmit queue entries. The value should only) be set high enough to accommodate the sum of all MaxTransmits for all protocol drivers using the adapter concurrently. Valid values: 1 to 128 The default is 31. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2000, 2001...
  • Page 40 This parameter permits the device driver to activate token-ring full-duplex operation if supported by the network. The MaxTxFrameSize parameter may need to be adjusted separately, depending on network requirements. Valid values: Permits full-duplex operation. Prohibits full-duplex operation. The default is Yes. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 41 Table 8. DOS NDIS device driver parameters in PROTOCOL.INI (continued) Parameter Explanation LoopBack Determines whether or not the adapter will copy a frame that it is transmitting if the destination address is recognized by the adapter. Valid values: Indicates that transmit frames whose destination is this adapter will be transmitted and then received by the adapter.
  • Page 42 This parameter specifies the Route Switching information holding time value. This only) determines how often a remote station must refresh its Route Switching information which pertains to this station. Valid values: 2 to 20 The default is 20. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 43 Table 8. DOS NDIS device driver parameters in PROTOCOL.INI (continued) Parameter Explanation TCPPortRangeN (OS/2 This represents a set of parameters which designates the transmit frame priority value for a only) specified TCP port range. N is 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. The format of this 9-digit hexadecimal string PortNumber PortNumber PriorityValue...
  • Page 44 ;Protocol Manager Section [PROT_MAN] Drivername = PROTMAN$ ;Section A: Protocol Driver (IBM TCP/IP V1.2 for DOS) [TCPIP_nif] Drivername = TCPIP$ Bindings = IBMTRP_NIF ;Section B: NDIS Device Driver [IBMTRP_NIF] Drivername = IBMTRP$ NetAddress = “400000000000” DataRate = “M16” EnableTxEofInt = “Yes”...
  • Page 45: Appendix C. Ndis 2 Device Driver Messages

    The IBM PCI Token-Ring Adapter UAA (BIA) is xx. Explanation: Information only. User Action: None. LA10003 The IBM PCI Token-Ring Adapter is using an LAA of xx. Explanation: Information only. User Action: None. LA10004 Revision level xx of the adapter is incompatible with this driver version.
  • Page 46 An adapter timeout occurred while attempting to insert into the network. Explanation: The token-ring network is not functioning correctly. User Action: Contact your local network administrator to determine the status of your network, or try connecting again at a later time. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 47 LA10016 A ring failure condition was detected while attempting to insert into the network. Explanation: The token-ring network is not functioning correctly. User Action: Contact your local network administrator to determine the status of your network, or try connecting again at a later time. LA10017 A ring beaconing condition was detected while attempting to insert into the network.
  • Page 48 Explanation: Information only. User Action: None. LA10033 Adapter analysis code is xx. Explanation: Information only. User Action: None. LA10034 Adapter full-duplex operation has now been activated. Explanation: Information only. User Action: None. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 49 LA10042 A device driver initialization error occurred (failure code xx). Explanation: An unexpected error occurred during initialization of the device driver. User Action: Shut down the computer and switch OFF the power to the machine. Restart the computer by switching it ON again.
  • Page 50 User Action: Record this message number as well as any other messages from the device drivers along with any specific failure codes in the messages and contact your support personnel for assistance. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 51: Appendix D. Notices

    Consult your local IBM representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any IBM intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 52: Trademarks

    This information is for planning purposes only. The information herein is subject to change before the products described become available. Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of the IBM Corporation in the United States or other countries or both: Alert on LAN...
  • Page 53: Safety Information

    Safety Information Danger: Before you begin to install this product, read the safety information in Caution: Safety Information—Read This First, SD21-0030. This booklet describes safe procedures for cabling and plugging in electrical equipment. Gevaar: Voordat u begint met de installatie van dit produkt, moet u eerst de veiligheidsinstructies lezen in de brochure PAS OP! Veiligheidsinstructies—Lees dit eerst, SD21-0030.
  • Page 54 Vorsicht: Bevor mit der Installation des Produktes begonnen wird, die Sicherheitshinweise in Achtung: Sicherheitsinformationen—Bitte zuerst lesen, IBM Form SD21-0030 lesen. Diese Veröffentlichung beschreibt die Sicherheitsvorkehrungen für das Verkabeln und Anschließen elektrischer Geräte. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 55 Vigyázat: Mielôtt megkezdi a berendezés üzembe helyezését, olvassa el a Caution: Safety Information— Read This First, SD21-0030 könyvecskében leírt biztonsági információkat. Ez a könyv leírja, milyen biztonsági intézkedéseket kell megtenni az elektromos berendezés huzalozásakor illetve csatlakoztatásakor. Pericolo: prima di iniziare l’installazione di questo prodotto, leggere le informazioni relative alla sicurezza riportate nell’opuscolo Attenzione: Informazioni di sicurezza —...
  • Page 56 Perigo: Antes de iniciar a instalação deste produto, leia as informações de segurança Cuidado: Informações de Segurança — Leia Primeiro, SD21-0030. Este documento descreve como efectuar, de um modo seguro, as ligações eléctricas dos equipamentos. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 57: Telecommunications Safety Requirements In The United Kingdom

    United Kingdom. Electronic Emission Notices for STP Media The following notices for STP media apply to the IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter (PN 07P2701) when using shielded twisted-pair cable media or when using unshielded twisted-pair cable and a shielded power cord.
  • Page 58: Federal Communications Commission (Fcc) Statement

    Consult an IBM authorized dealer or service representative for help. Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM authorized dealers. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 59: European Norm (En) Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to reduce the potential for causing interference to radio and TV communications and to other electrical or electronic equipment. IBM cannot accept responsibility for any interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors.
  • Page 60: Industry Canada Class A Emission Compliance Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM authorized dealers. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 61: Japanese Voluntary Control Council For Interference (Vcci) Statement

    PN 6952304 available through your IBM Marketing Representative for use at 115 volts in the United States and Canada. If purchasing other than the IBM PN, use a UL-listed or CSA-certified shielded power cord consisting of a minimum 18 AWG, type SVT or SJT, three-conductor line cord, a maximum of 15 feet in length, and a NEMA WD-1 5-15P type attachment plug rated at 15 amperes, 125 volts.
  • Page 62: Taiwanese Emission Notice For All Cable Types

    Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad (West Indies), United States of America, Venezuela Taiwanese Emission Notice for All Cable Types IBM License Agreement for Productivity Aids IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR USE THIS PROGRAM YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 63: If You Download Or Use This Program You Agree To These Terms

    International Business Machines Corporation grants you a license to use the Program only in the country where you acquired it and only for use with IBM Networking Products (IBM networking interface cards made Generally Available by IBM). The Program is copyrighted and licensed (not sold). We do not transfer title to the Program to you.
  • Page 64: Protection And Security

    Program Copy, or a copy made from it must also include the words: Licensed Material - Property of IBM IBM retains title to this copy and to any copy made from it. You may not transfer possession of this copy to any third party.
  • Page 65 For a feature, conversion, or upgrade, IBM or your reseller may require that the Machine on which it is installed be 1) the designated, serial-numbered Machine and 2) at an engineering-change level compatible with the feature, conversion, or upgrade.
  • Page 66 When a type of service involves the exchange of a Machine or part, the item IBM or your reseller replaces becomes its property and the replacement becomes yours. The replacement may not be new, but will be in good working order and at least functionally equivalent to the item replaced.
  • Page 67: Glossary

    (4) The location in the storage of a conductors used for transmitting signals or power. computer where data is stored. (5) In word processing, the location, identified by the address code, of a specific section of the recording medium or storage. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2000, 2001...
  • Page 68 (1) The unit of transmission in some LANs, connect. In a LAN, to physically join a cable from a including the IBM Token-Ring Network and the IBM PC station to an access unit or network connection point. Network. It includes delimiters, control characters, Contrast with attach.
  • Page 69 Play. the network be reconfigured before the network can LAN Client. IBM LAN adapter environment that resume reliable operation. See also beaconing. Contrast minimizes the amount of DOS conventional memory with soft error.
  • Page 70 A model that represents the hierarchical operating system interface for application programs arrangement of the seven layers described by the Open used on IBM personal computers that are attached to Systems Interconnection architecture. the IBM Token-Ring Network. See also BIOS.
  • Page 71 A transmission medium of two not true or will not take place. (2) In IBM bridge twisted conductors with a foil or braid shell. programs, a value set for the maximum number of SMP.
  • Page 72 UTP. See unshielded twisted pair (UTP) See also telephone twisted pair. W. Watt. wire fault. An error condition caused by a break or a short circuit in the cable segment that connects the adapter port to its access unit. IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...
  • Page 73: Index

    Client for Windows 98 13 problems, communication 27 Client for Windows NT 13 Novell Client installation 13 green dot label 26 package contents 2 parameters 33 IBM support 27 datarate 33 inserting the adapter 5 enabletxeofint 33 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2000, 2001...
  • Page 74 URL for downloading device drivers 27 RTSWMode 36 RTSWSubnetMask 36 RTSWTableSize 36 warranty 59 Web Browser 27 Windows NT 8 safety notices 47 server system installation 8 Version 4.0 with NDIS 4.0 installation 8 IBM 16/4 Token-Ring Low Profile PCI Management Adapter...