Installing OS/2 Warp 4.0 and its device drivers - ThinkPad 600


Overall procedure

  1. Have the DOS, Microsoft Windows 3.1, and OS/2 installation packages in hand.
  2. Back up your software and personal data files on the hard disk drive.
  3. Download the device driver diskettes for DOS, Windows 3.1, and OS/2 and install them. See the Web site for installation of each operating system.
  4. Go to the ThinkPad Web site and download the latest hardware driver diskettes. You need to create at least the following device driver diskettes. You can download them by clicking on the links in the table below.

Device DriverDiskette Name
ThinkPad Configuration programUtility Diskette for OS/2
Utility Diskette for DOS, Personalization
PC Card support software PC Card Director for OS/2
Audio device driver Audio Features Diskette for OS/2
Infrared device driverInfrared Features Diskette II
TrackPoint driverTrackPoint Driver Diskette for OS/2
Display driverVideo Features Diskette III for OS/2
ThinkPad Modem driverThinkPad Modem for OS/2
  1. Install OS/2 and the software.

Installing IBM OS/2
Preparing for the Installation of OS/2

  1. Install OS/2 Warp Version 4 from the installation diskettes or disks.
  2. When you are prompted to insert Disk 1 and Disk 2, use the new diskettes created in step 1.
  3. When you are prompted to insert Disk 2 use the new diskette created in step 1
  4. Go to the next section to install OS/2 Warp Version 4.

Installing OS/2 Warp
Your installation of OS/2 depends on whether you use the Dual Boot or the Boot Manager for switching between OS/2 and DOS/Windows 3.11.
If you use the Dual Boot, go to next step.
If you use the Boot Manager, install the Boot Manager first. Then go to next step.
(Refer to the OS/2 documentation for installing Boot Manager.)

  1. Install DOS, Windows, and the ThinkPad Configuration program before installing OS/2.
    NOTES:
    • To install the ThinkPad Configuration for DOS
    • To install the ThinkPad Configuration for Windows 3.11
  2. Install OS/2 by referring to the OS/2 documentation.
    Pay attention to the following when you install OS/2:
    • Select VGA as the Primary Display in the System Configuration window.
    • Select No Support Installed, not PCMCIA Feature, in the System Configuration window.
    • (For using the CD-ROM drive:) Select Non-Listed IDE CD-ROM or IDE CD-ROM for the CD-ROM in the System Configuration window.
    • After OS/2 has been successfully installed, restart the computer.

Installing the ThinkPad Configuration Program for OS/2
To install the ThinkPad Configuration program for OS/2:

  1. Start OS/2; then insert the Utility Diskette for OS/2 into the diskette drive.
  2. Install the ThinkPad System Management device driver:
    1. Open OS/2 System, System Setup, and then Install/Remove.
    2. Select Device Driver Install and click the Install... button.
    3. Click ThinkPad System Management Device Driver; then click OK.
  3. Open the OS/2 screen command prompt.
  4. Type A:\INSTALL2 and press Enter. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Installing the display device driver for OS/2
The display driver enables you to use various screen resolutions and colors for the LCD and external monitor. The display driver also takes advantage of the computer's video capability.

Before Installation
Before you begin installing the display driver, set the display device mode to LCD: open the ThinkPad Configuration program and select the LCD icon, or at the command prompt, type PS2 SC LCD and press Enter.

Installing the ThinkPad display device driver for OS/2

  1. Start OS/2.
  2. Insert Video Features Diskette III for OS/2 into the diskette drive.
  3. Open the OS/2 full screen or OS/2 window and go to the A: prompt.
  4. Type SETUP X (X=boot drive) and press Enter.
  5. Select Primary Display on the display driver install panel and click OK.
  6. Select NeoMagic MagicGraph 128/V/ZV/XD on the primary display driver list panel and click OK.
  7. Make sure the source directory is A:\ and click Install. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  8. After the installation is complete, remove the diskette, shut down OS/2, and restart the computer.

Installing the PC Card support software for OS/2
To use the PC Cards, you need to install the following device drivers and software associated with PC Card when installing an operating system:

  • PC Card support program (PC Card Director)
  • Card Services device driver
  • Socket Services device driver
  • PC Card Power Management device driver
  • PC Card Director utility
  • PC Card client device drivers (only when PC Card Director does not support the PC Card)

Installing the PC Card support software for OS/2

  1. Start OS/2; then open the OS/2 full-screen command prompt.
  2. Insert the PC Card Director for OS/2 Diskette into the diskette drive; then type A:\PCMINST2 and press Enter. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. Click OK when you have completed the installation.
  4. Close all applications, remove the diskette from the diskette drive, and restart the computer.

Installing the audio device driver for OS/2

  1. Start OS/2.
  2. Insert the Audio Features Diskette for OS/2 into the diskette drive.
  3. Open the OS/2 command prompt and type MINSTALL; then press Enter.
  4. Select the source drive as A: (the drive name for the diskette drive of your computer). The installation program shows Crystal Audio (Preselected) IBM OPL3 FM MIDI Synthesis (Preselected). A check mark appears next to the selected items.
  5. Click Install; then follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. When you have completed the installation, restart the computer.

Installing the ThinkPad modem software for OS/2
The modem function of your computer is supported by a digital signal processor (DSP) called the IBM Advanced Communications Processor. You must install the ThinkPad Modem software for OS/2 to use the modem function.

If you have multiple operating systems, you might need to install the ThinkPad Modem software for each operating system. For example, to enable OS/2 and Windows applications for ThinkPad Modem functions, install the ThinkPad Modem software for both OS/2 and Windows.

Installing the ThinkPad modem software for OS/2

  1. Start OS/2; then open the OS/2 screen command prompt.
  2. Insert the ThinkPad Modem for OS/2 into the diskette drive; then type A:\SETUP and press Enter. The installation window appears on the screen.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.
  4. Restart OS/2 to make the ThinkPad Modem function effective.
    For detailed information about the installation, see the README file in the ThinkPad Modem for OS/2 Diskette.
    NOTE:
Non-U.S. Users must run the Country Selection program in the ThinkPad Modem window after the ThinkPad Modem installation is complete. Restart the computer after you run Country Selection.
If You Use the WINOS/2 Environment
If you use the ThinkPad Modem functions in WINOS/2:

1.) Install the ThinkPad Modem software for Windows in a full-screen WINOS/2 environment according to the procedure in Installing the ThinkPad Modem Software for Windows 3.11.
2.) Check your WINOS/2 Settings and modify them as follows, referring to your OS/2 manuals:


WIN_RUN_MODE 3.1 Enhanced Compatibility
HW_TIMER ON
INT_DURING_IO ON
DOS_BACKGROUND_EXECUTION ON



Installing the IBM TrackPoint driver for OS/2
The TrackPoint Driver Diskette for OS/2 contains the software support for the PS/2 TrackPoint on OS/2 Warp 4. It is intended for use with IBM PS/2 TrackPoint Version 4.0 or later.

NOTE: Read the README file in the diskette and make sure you install the latest version.

Installing the TrackPoint driver for OS/2

  1. Start OS/2.
  2. Insert the TrackPoint Driver Diskette for OS/2 into the diskette drive.
  3. Go to the OS/2 command prompt and type A:INSTALL then press Enter. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  4. If you are prompted for a location to install the files, select the drive where OS/2 is installed.
  5. Restart your computer to make the new settings effective.

Installing the CD-ROM device driver for OS/2
NOTE: If you installed a CD-ROM device driver (Non-Listed IDE CD-ROM in the System Configuration window) when installing OS/2 Warp, you do not need to install the CD-ROM device driver. Go to Installing the ThinkPad Configuration Program for OS/2.

Installing the CD-ROM device driver, have ready the diskette that came with OS/2 Warp.

  1. Start OS/2; then open OS/2 System, System Setup, Install/Remove, and Selective Install.
  2. Select CD-ROM Device Support.
  3. Select Non-listed IDE CD-ROM or IDE CD-ROM and click OK.
  4. Click Next in the System Configuration window.
  5. Click Next in the OS/2 Setup and Configuration window.
  6. Select Install; then follow the instructions on the screen.
    For more information about the software parameters in the CONFIG.SYS file, refer to the README file in the CD-ROM Diskette.


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