• Subject: Re: IBM MPCA Adapter Drivers
  • From: John Cirocco <jcirocco@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jan 1998 08:10:27 -0500

Neil,

>>I was under the impression that if you were using the old IBM SDLC card,
>>or the new MPCA (Multi-Protocol Adapter Card) card for SDLC mode only,
>>that you didn't need any drivers (like MPADD.SYS or SDLCDD.SYS).  Does
>>anyone know if this is correct ?   (I could swear this was true when I
>>last configured one - but that was with the CA/400 for Win 3.1 client).
>>
>>Have a customer who's been trying to get a new IBM PC with a new IBM
>>MPCA card connected to a new IBM AS/400 using a new IBM 7852-400 modem
>>using IBM CA/400 for Win95 V3R1M2 for about 2 months now - without any
>>success.
>>
>>If indeed there ARE required drivers, none of which were shipped to this
>>customer with the nice new IBM MPCA card, can someone tell mw where on
>>the net I can swipe them from ?    :-)



This may seem like an odd reply but,  by any chance is there a sound blaster
compatible card in that PC with the MPCA card?  I have NEVER been able to get
the card working in a system with a SB (or compatible) card.  Once the card is
removed it works like a champ.

HTH,
John W. Cirocco

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