Installation Guide SCO OpenServer MPIInstallation of the Digi device drivers is a two-part procedure: First, the DigiBoard MenuPort Interface (MPI) package is installed onto your system. Second, the MPI package is run and the appropriate device drivers for your product(s) are installed and configured.
If you already have the driver installed and are installing a newer version be sure to remove any existing drivers and mpi packages first.
Creating Diskettes from Windows 95/98 Using Rawrite1. Download the two driver disk images (.bin) and the rawrite.exe utility from our web-site. Place these files in the same directory.
2. From a DOS prompt execute the rawrite.exe. This will explode into 2 different files, the executable and the text file.
3. Insert a formatted diskette then Execute (from DOS prompt):
4. At the Enter source file name prompt type the driver file name (.bin).
5. At the Enter destination drive prompt, type in A or B depending on your disk drive letter.
6. Repeat this process for the second disk image. Now you can proceed to the "Installing the MenuPort Interface" section.
Ftp and Media Image Installation1. Ftp .bin files in binary mode.
2. Change file names to:
cp 401019ad.bin VOL.000.000 --First disk image
cp 401383ad.bin VOL.001.000 --Second disk image
The spelling is "vee oh el" the rest are numbers zero. Now proceed to the next section.
Installing the MenuPort Interface (MPI) Package1. Log in as super-user (root).
2. Type custom. Select Software, then select Install New and select the host name of your system.
If installing from diskettes:
Insert the MPI diskette 1.
Select the ''''''''Floppy Disk Drive'''''''' from the drop down list for Media Device. Select [Continue].
If installing as Media Image (VOL file):
Select ''''''''Media Image'''''''' from the drop down list for Media device. Type in the pathname to the directory where the VOL images reside.
4. Highlight the MenuPort Interface item, then select [Install].
5. If installing from diskette, insert disk 2 when promted then select [Continue].
6. Press [Enter] when prompted, then select [OK] when done.
Running the MenuPort Interface (MPI) ProgramTo run the MenuPort Interface program, log in as root and type:
After the restricted rights legend, you will see the Main menu. Items in this menu are:
* Config -Which lets you install, change and remove device drivers for
specific boards and operating systems.
* System -Which lets you build a new kernel, update installed device drivers and create an image of the kernel.
* Monitor -Which runs DigiBoard Port Authority (DPA), a software diagnostic tool that allows users to easily monitor the status of the serial port boards and serial ports.
* Ports -Which allows you to configure devices for Digi ports.
* Notes -Which displays the release notes for the supported device drivers.
Installing a Digi Adapter
1. Select Config
2. Select Install
3. Select the appropriate product family from the list (this is not auto detected).
4. Fill in the correct information for your product. Be sure and press [F2] in the Adapter Type field to select the appropriate product and bus type.
5. Press [F5] to continue.
6. Answer ''''''''y'''''''' to kernel relinking questions.
7. Reboot your Unix system.
8. Now you can configure your ports. Go to the following documentation for configuring devices in SCO Unix.
See DPA loopback testing: DPA Loopback Testing
Uninstalling the MPI Software PackageUninstalling the MPI software package is a two-part procedure. First, you must remove any device drivers that were installed via the MPI software, then you remove the MPI software package itself.
Removing Device Drivers
1. To run the MenuPort Interface program, log in as root and enter: mpi
2. From the Main menu, select Config.
3. Now select Remove, from the Config menu.
4. From the Pick List, select the device driver you wish to remove. Repeat this step for all installed device drivers.
5. Answer ''''''''y'''''''' to kernel relink questions, then reboot the system when completed.
Removing the MPI Software Package SCO UNIX
1. Log onto the console as super-user (root), and enter the following
2. Highlight the MPI line item Select Software, then select Remove Software
3. Confirm by selecting [Remove]
4. Select [OK] when the removal is complete.
5. Now you may exit custom the removal is finished.