This document applies to the EtherExpress 16, 16/TP, 16C, FLASH,
FLASH TP, FLASHC, MCA, and MCA/TP adapters. It contains general
information notes and also examples for PCNFS and PC/TCP with the
EtherExpress driver. It does not explain how to configure an
EtherExpress board. For instructions about configuring the board, see
either the Expert's Guide or the Complete Guide for your board.
Are The EtherExpress Cards TCP/IP Compatible?
Intel does not sell TCP/IP software, however, TCP/IP software may be
purchased from several different vendors. Intel provides NDIS and ODI
drivers that work with most TCP/IP software. First, determine if the
TCP/IP software is NDIS or ODI compliant and then find the section below
Intel's EtherExpress 16 NDIS adapter driver conforms to Microsoft's NDIS
Specification v2.0.1. If the TCP/IP software is NDIS compliant, use the
NDIS drivers. These drivers are on the EtherExpress diskette in the
NDIS\EXP16.DOS (for DOS)
NDIS\EXP16.OS2 (for OS/2)
The following section should be added to the existing PROTOCOL.INI file.
A sample PROTCOL.INI is located in the NDSI subdirectory.
IOADDRESS = 0x300
DRIVERNAME = EXP16$
NOTE: The IOADDRESS must be modified to match the I/O Address of the card. The EXP16$ must be in capital letters.
NOTE: For more information on NDIS, see the NDIS.TXT readme file.
NDIS And BANYAN Vines:
The version of TCP/IP supplied with Banyan Vines 4.X does not support
NDIS drivers. To use TCP/IP with an NDIS driver, you will need to
purchase a version of TCP/IP that supports NDIS. We recommend you call
your Banyan support representative for more information.
The ODI driver conforms to Novell's ODI Specification. If the TCP/IP
software is ODI compliant, use the ODI drivers. These drivers are on
the diskette in the following subdirectory.
NETWARE.ODI\EXP16ODI.COM (for DOS)
NETWARE.ODI\EXP16ODI.SYS (for OS/2)
ODI Drivers use a NET.CFG file that works similar to the Protocol.ini
An EXAMPLE of the ODI NET.CFG from a Lan WorkPlace for DOS set up
Buffers 8 1586
<-- Bind 1, if using IPXODI v2.x or later
Bind EXP16ODI <-- delete this line if using IPXODI v2.x or
Link Driver EXP16ODI
Frame Ethernet_802.3 <-- Order of frames here is important
Protocol IPX 0 Ethernet_802.3
NOTE: The Port parameter must be modified to match the I/O Address of the card.
We provide a packet driver for EtherExpress card via that conforms to
the FTP packet driver specification v1.07. If the TCP/IP packages allow
to yous packet drivers, use the packet drivers in the PACKET
NOTE: For more information on packet drivers, see the PACKET.TXT
Document #6321 EtherExpress 16 Family: Driver Installation with FTP
NOTE: For more information on using the NDIS driver with FTP PC/TCP,
see the PCTCP.TXT readme file.
SUN'S PCNFS WITH NDIS: document 6320
NOTE: For more information on using the NDIS driver with SUN PCNFS,
see the PCNFS.TXT readme file.
This applies to: