EtherExpress Mobile PC Card and CardBus LAN adapters
The NDIS 3 miniport drivers for the mobile adapters support promiscuous mode to the extent allowed by the NDIS 3 specification. Generally, there shouldn't be a problem using the NDIS 3 drivers in promiscuous mode, however the NDIS 3 specification doesn't specify bad packet error capturing. Novell cannot guarantee successful operation under LANalyzer* for Windows* since NDIS drivers are not certified by Novell. The PC Card miniport driver has been used with success. It is recommended that users update the VMLID.NLM to the 2/26/96 version, available on the LANalyzer for Windows 2.2, Diskette 3.
If using the PC Card with Novell's LANalyzer 2.1 at 10 Mbps, add the keywords; LINESPEED 10, NOEARLYRX and NOEARLYTX to the NET.CFG.
All Mobile adapter 16-bit DOS ODI drivers are certified by Novell for promiscuous and multicast modes. Intel has a 32-bit ODI driver and Client 32 installation files for the CardBus adapter. This driver does provide error capturing, although there is one limitation in it's support. Fragment errors are captured, but they are classified, counted and reported as undersized errors. Therefore, the total count for undersized errors includes the total of undersized and fragment errors.
Note: Bad packet error capturing is not a test required for Novell certification. If drivers are written to the ODI specification, they should be supported.
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