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  • Page 1 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters Installation Guide...
  • Page 3 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters Installation Guide...
  • Page 4 RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC 27709-9990 You can also submit comments online at: http://www.networking.ibm.com/support/feedback.nsf/docsoverall When you send information to IBM, you grant IBM a nonexclusive right to use or distribute the information in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    General Configuration Notes ....21 Setting Up Adapter Fault Tolerance ....21 © Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 1999...
  • Page 6 Testing the Adapter Using the Diagnostics ....33 IBM Product Support ..... . 33 Web Sites for Software Updates .
  • Page 7 Electronic Emission Notices for Category 5 Data Grade Cables..44 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Statement ..44 Industry Canada Class B Emission Compliance Statement ..45 Avis de conformité...
  • Page 8 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 9: About This Manual

    “Appendix E. Hot Plug Support” on page 29 describes the function of hot plugging Ethernet adapters. “Appendix F. Troubleshooting and Testing the Adapter” on page 31 describes troubleshooting procedures and how to contact IBM product support. “Appendix G. Priority Packet: An Overview” on page 35 describes this traffic-prioritization utility.
  • Page 10: Year 2000

    Year 2000 This product is Year 2000 ready. When used in accordance with its associated documentation, it is capable of correctly processing, providing and/or receiving date data within and between the 20th and 21st centuries, provided all other products (for example, software, hardware and firmware) used with the product properly exchange accurate date data with it.
  • Page 11 Fare! Før du installerer dette produkt, skal du læse sikkerhedsforskrifterne i NB: Sikkerhedsforskrifter—Læs dette først SD21-0030. Vejledningen beskriver den fremgangsmåde, du skal bruge ved tilslutning af kabler og udstyr. Gevaar Voordat u begint met het installeren van dit produkt, dient u eerst de veiligheidsrichtlijnen te lezen die zijn vermeld in de publikatie Caution: Safety Information - Read This First , SD21-0030.
  • Page 12 Vorsicht: Bevor mit der Installation des Produktes begonnen wird, die Sicherheitshinweise in Achtung: Sicherheitsinformationen—Bitte zuerst, IBM Form SD21-0030, lesen. Diese Veröffentlichung beschreibt die Sicherheitsvorkehrungen für das Verkabeln und Anschließen elektrischer Geräte. Vigyázat: Mielôtt megkezdi a berendezés üzembe helyezését, olvassa el a Caution: Safety Information—...
  • Page 13 Fare: Før du begynner å installere dette produktet, må du lese sikkerhetsinformasjonen i Advarsel: Sikkerhetsinformasjon — Les dette først , SD21-0030 som beskriver sikkerhetsrutinene for kabling og tilkobling av elektrisk utstyr. Perigo: Antes de iniciar a instalação deste produto, leia as informações de segurança Cuidado: Informações de Segurança —...
  • Page 14 Peligro: Antes de empezar a instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad en Atención: Información de Seguridad — Lea Esto Primero, SD21-0030. Este documento describe los procedimientos de seguridad para cablear y enchufar equipos eléctricos. Varning — livsfara: Innan du börjar installera den här produkten bör du läsa säkerhetsinformationen i dokumentet Varning: Säkerhetsföreskrifter—...
  • Page 15: Telecommunications Safety Requirements In The United Kingdom

    Therefore, when this product is connected to a public telecommunications network via any other equipment, and you connect to this product items not supplied by IBM United Kingdom Ltd., you must comply with mandatory telecommunications safety requirements.
  • Page 16 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 17: Chapter 1. Installing The Adapter Hardware

    Chapter 1. Installing the Adapter Hardware ® This chapter contains information to assist you in installing the IBM Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapter. Topics include: v “Installing the Adapter” v “Using the Correct Adapter Cable” on page 2 Installing the Adapter 1.
  • Page 18: Using The Correct Adapter Cable

    Although Category 3 or 4 might appear to work, you might experience intermittent loss of data. For more information, refer to the Hardware Specifications and Cabling topic on the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette. For 10 Mbps, you can use Category 3, 4, or 5 cabling.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Wake On Lan Cable

    Note: The adapter Ethernet address is printed on a sticker on the edge of the adapter as shown in Figure 2. The Ethernet address is sometimes called the Node address or the MAC address . This unique, 12-digit hexadecimal address was stored in the adapter memory at the factory.
  • Page 20 Figure 3. Connecting the 2-Way Wake On LAN Cable 3. Place the adapter in the slot. Note: Most PCI slots in computers are Busmaster-enabled, but some are not. If you have configuration problems, refer to your computer manual. 4. Push the adapter into the slot until the adapter is seated firmly. Secure the adapter bracket with a screw.
  • Page 21: Using Wake On Lan

    Wake on LAN at www.pc.ibm.com/infobrf/iblan.html v Wake up to Wake on LAN at www.networking.ibm.com/eji/ejiwake.html For more details about Wake on LAN cables and IBM Wake on LAN computer systems, read WOLCABLE.TXT and WOL-INFO.TXT help files in the \INFO\GENERAL directory on the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette.
  • Page 22 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 23: Chapter 2. Configuring Your Adapter

    4. Choose Select an additional driver and press Enter. A list of drivers appears. 5. Insert the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette and press Insert to install an unlisted driver. 6. Specify the correct path to your media if necessary by pressing F3.
  • Page 24: Novell Netware 4.1X

    4. Choose Select an additional driver and press Enter. A list of drivers appears. 5. Insert the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette and press Insert to install an unlisted driver. 6. If necessary, specify the correct path to your media by pressing F3.
  • Page 25: Windows 98

    2. Click Driver from disk provided by hardware manufacturer, then click OK. You will see the Install From Disk dialog box. 3. Insert the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette. 4. Specify D:\ (or the appropriate drive letter for the CD-ROM drive) or A:\ (for diskette) as the path and then click OK.
  • Page 26: Windows Nt Automatic Configuration

    See “Appendix H. PCI Installation Tips” on page 37 for more information. Adding an Adapter when Installing Windows NT The IBM driver that ships with Windows NT 4.0 is an older driver which does not support Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapter. Therefore, if you want to install the Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapter software while installing Windows NT, you need to...
  • Page 27: Windows Nt Version 4.0

    2. Click Adapters. 3. Click Add. You will see a list of adapters. 4. Do not select an adapter from this list. Instead, insert the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette into the appropriate drive and click Have Disk.
  • Page 28: Dos And Windows 3.1 Setup For Novell Netware Dos Odi Clients

    DOS 6.x or later, press F5 as DOS starts, to bypass the drivers. 2. Insert the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette in a drive, switch to that drive, and at the DOS prompt, type setup and press Enter.
  • Page 29: Responder Testing On The Network (Optional)

    Refer to the online documents. On a DOS computer, view the appropriate readme file for information on installing your network driver. To view the readme files, insert the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette into a drive, switch to that drive, and enter setup /readme...
  • Page 30 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 31: Appendix A. Ibmset: An Overview

    View adapter parameters such as MAC Address and IP Address v View Network Link status such as speed, duplex mode, and activity v Check the device driver level used for the adapter v Obtain IBM Web support information Figure 4. IBMSet Panel Note about Adapter DOS Diagnostics Besides the Adapter Hardware Test feature available with IBMSet, you can also run adapter diagnostics from DOS with SETUP.EXE.
  • Page 32 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 33: Appendix B. Duplex Mode (Optional)

    For each adapter, edit the NET.CFG or PROTOCOL.INI file. If you edit the NET.CFG file, add the following keywords to the Link Driver section. For the PROTOCOL.INI file, add the keywords anywhere: FORCEDUPLEX 2 SPEED 100 (or 10 if 10BASE-T) © Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 1999...
  • Page 34: Setting Full Duplex In Netware Servers

    6. Restart Windows. Setting Full Duplex in Other Operating Systems Refer to the OTHER.TXT readme file in the \OTHER directory on the IBM Installation and Drivers CD-ROM or diskette. Open the file with any text editor. Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 35: Appendix C. Virtual Lans

    VLAN capability. You also need to use Windows NT 4.0 or later, or Novell NetWare 4.1x or later. For more information about VLANs, refer to the switch documentation or the VLAN readme files on the IBM Installation and Drivers CD. General Configuration Notes v Windows NT versions prior to 4.0 do not support VLANs.
  • Page 36: Joining A Vlan From Netware 4.1X Or 5.0

    1. Create a VLAN on the switch. Refer to your switch documentation for more information. 2. Add a load statement to your AUTOEXEC.NCF file. You can copy and customize sample load statements from the EXAMPLES.TXT file on the IBM Configuration and Drivers diskette. When you have finished, restart your server. For example : ;- Load LAN driver on the adapter...
  • Page 37: Appendix D. Teaming Options

    To use AFT, you must have at least two Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters or one Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapter and one IBM Netfinity Gigabit adapter installed in your server and linked to the same network. When teaming a Netfinity Gigabit adapter with a Netfinity 10/100 adapter, ensure that the 10/100 adapter is in AFT...
  • Page 38: Setting Adapter Fault Tolerance In Windows Nt 4.0

    4. Select Close. Restart Windows NT when prompted. Setting Adapter Fault Tolerance in NetWare 1. Copy the following lines from the EXAMPLES.TXT (on the IBM Configuration and Drivers diskette) and paste them into the appropriate files. These commands assume the IBMAFT.NLM and CIBMFE.LAN files are in the system directory (SYS:SYSTEM) of your server.
  • Page 39: Deleting A Team

    ;- Load LAN Driver on 1st Adapter load cibmfe slot=a frame=ethernet_802.2 name=pri_802.2 ;- Load LAN Driver on 2nd Adapter load cibmfe slot=b frame=ethernet_802.2 name=sec_802.2 ;- Bind ipx to 1st Adapter. Note: Do not bind protocols to ;- 2nd adapter bind ipx pri_802.2 net=2 ;- Set the 2nd Adapter to be a Fault Tolerant Partner to ;- the 1st adapter aft bind a b...
  • Page 40: Deleting A Team

    4. Select Close. Restart Windows NT when prompted. Setting Adapter Load Balancing in NetWare 1. Copy the following lines from the EXAMPLES.TXT (on the IBM Configuration and Drivers diskette) and paste them into the appropriate files. These commands assume the IBMAFT.NLM and CIBMFE.LAN files are in the system directory (SYS:SYSTEM) of your server.
  • Page 41: Deleting A Team

    Specifies the primary adapter’s slot number. Specifies the secondary’s slot number. frame Specifies the frame type of the computer’s network segment. 2. Modify the lines to match your server’s requirements. 3. Save the AUTOEXEC.NCF file and restart your computer. Deleting a Team To delete a team in AFT or ALB mode, comment out the preceding lines and restart the server.
  • Page 42: Setting Fast Etherchannel In Netware

    Setting Fast EtherChannel in NetWare 1. Copy the following lines from the EXAMPLES.TXT (on the IBM Configuration and Drivers diskette) and paste them into the appropriate files. These commands assume the IBMAFT.NLM and CIBMFE.LAN files are in the system directory (SYS:SYSTEM) of your server. (Files must be copied from the IBM Configuration and Drivers diskette to your server’s hard drive.)
  • Page 43 Note: Only NCP (NetWare Core Protocol) IPX packets are load-balanced. Under FEC, all protocols can be load-balanced. Appendix D. Teaming Options...
  • Page 44 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 45: Appendix E. Hot Plug Support

    For details on how to set up and run IBM Hot Plug, follow the Readme and instructions in the Hotplug directory of the Installation and Drivers CD shipped with...
  • Page 46 Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 47: Appendix F. Troubleshooting And Testing The Adapter

    If you configured the adapter for full duplex, make sure that the switch port is also configured for full duplex. Setting the wrong duplex mode can degrade performance, cause data loss, or result in lost connections. © Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 1999...
  • Page 48: Setup.exe Reports The Adapter Is "Not Enabled By Bios

    SETUP.EXE reports the adapter is “Not enabled by BIOS” The PCI BIOS is not configuring the adapter correctly. See “Appendix H. PCI Installation Tips” on page 37. The computer hangs when the drivers are loaded 1. Change the PCI BIOS interrupt settings. See “Appendix H. PCI Installation Tips” on page 37 for more information.
  • Page 49: The Lnk Led Does Not Light When You Connect The Power

    2. Check the BIOS for its WOL setting. Some computers may need to be configured for WOL. For IBM WOL PC systems, make sure that the WOL option in the BIOS is set to ENABLED. 3. Make sure the network cable is fully attached to the adapter.
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  • Page 51: Appendix G. Priority Packet: An Overview

    Priority Packet is a traffic-prioritization utility that enables you to set up filters to process high-priority traffic before normal traffic. Using Priority Packet, you can set up filters to give priority to critical applications or users. Priority Packet is available on the IBM Networking Web site at: www.networking.ibm.com/support Prioritizing Network Traffic Priority Packet lets you set up priority filters to send information from critical nodes...
  • Page 52: High Priority Queue

    filter. To effectively use HPQ tagging, the adapter cannot be assigned to an adapter team. For more information on Priority Packet, refer to the related white papers on IBM’s Networking Web site at www.networking.ibm.com/support Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapters: Installation Guide...
  • Page 53: Appendix H. Pci Installation Tips

    Your PCI computer sets the I/O address and IRQ level for your network adapter when the computer starts. These values cannot be changed by IBM adapter software. If you experience a problem when the computer starts, you might need to follow additional configuration steps.
  • Page 54: Removing An Existing Adapter In Windows 95

    The default method is PXE, a remote boot procedure defined by the Wired for Management specifications and used by powerful network management programs, such as IBM LAN Client Control Manager or Intel LANDesk Management suite. v The alternate method is RPL, an established industry standard historically utilized for remote booting of diskless workstations from network operating systems such as NetWare and Windows NT Server.
  • Page 55: Configuration

    first. Boot Protocol Selections are PXE and RPL. Select PXE for use with Wired for Management-compliant network management programs, such as IBM LAN Client Control Manager or Intel LANDesk Management Suite. Select RPL for legacy-style remote booting.
  • Page 56 In the computer setup, check for the boot device sequence. If Boot Agent or Network is listed, move it ahead of the hard drive in the boot sequence. Some computers require manual intervention to execute the Boot Agent. Look for an informational note on the computer monitor after power-on that instructs you about executing a network boot.
  • Page 57: Appendix I. Adapter Specifications

    10% to 90% non-condensing Diagnostic LEDs Activity/Link, 100 Mbps v On-board Diagnostic Software v IBMSet, Setup v Responder v Safety - UL Compliance & Certification v FCC Class B v CE & Immunity v C-tick (Australian) © Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 1999...
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  • Page 59: Appendix J. 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 60: Statement Of Compliance With The United Kingdom Telecommunications Act 1984

    Electronic Emission Notices for Category 5 Data Grade Cables IBM 10/100 EtherJet PCI Adapter — P/N 34L0801 IBM 10/100 EtherJet PCI Adapter with Wake on LAN — P/N 34L0201 IBM 10/100 EtherJet PCI Management Adapter — P/N 34L1201 IBM Netfinity 10/100 Ethernet Adapter — P/N 34L1501 and P/N 34L0901...
  • Page 61: Industry Canada Class B Emission Compliance 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 62: Electronic Emission Notices For Category 3 And 4 Data Grade Cables

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. 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 63: Japanese Voluntary Control Council For Interference (Vcci) Statement

    Störquelle zu vergrößern.” Anmerkung: Um die Einhaltung des EMVG sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte, wie in den IBM Handbüchern angegeben, zu installieren und zu betreiben. Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) Statement This product is a Class A Information Technology Equipment and conforms to the standards set by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Technology Equipment (VCCI).
  • Page 64: Taiwanese Class A Warning Statement

    The warranties provided by IBM in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you originally purchase for your use, and not for resale, from IBM or an IBM authorized reseller. The term “Machine” means an IBM machine, its features, conversions, upgrades, elements, or accessories, or any combination of them. Machines are subject to these terms only if purchased in the United States or Puerto Rico, or Canada, and located in the country of purchase.
  • 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 It is your responsibility to: 1. obtain authorization from the owner (for example, your lessor) to have IBM or your reseller service a Machine that you do not own; 2. where applicable, before service is provided — a. follow the problem determination, problem analysis, and service request procedures that IBM or your reseller provide, b.
  • Page 67: Index

    48 installation, Novell NetWare 4.1x 8 installation, Windows 95 8 installation, Windows 98 9 installation, Windows NT 3.51 11 teaming option, fault tolerance 21 installation, Windows NT 4.0 11 teaming options 21 © Copyright IBM Corp. 1998, 1999...
  • Page 68 testing 31 testing the adapter using diagnostics 33 trademarks 48 traffic class expediting 35 troubleshooting 31 troubleshooting, Windows NT 11 UNIX 13 virtual LANs 19 Wake On LAN using 5 Wake On LAN cable connecting 3 warranty 48 Windows 3.1 Setup for Novell NetWare 12 Windows 95, push installation for 38 Windows 95, removing an adapter in 38 Windows 95 installation 8...
  • Page 70 Printed in the United States of America on recycled paper containing 10% recovered post-consumer fiber.