All of the OS/2 and eComStation tools can be installed from the
prl-tools-other.iso CD image. Network drivers can also be installed from the
prl-tools-os2.fdd floppy disk image file during the operating system installation. The latter is easier in most cases.
Before starting the installation you should connect the CD-ROM image with Parallels Tools to your virtual machine's CD-ROM drive. Choose Install Parallels Tools from the Virtual Machine menu.
Mouse Synchronization Tool Installation
Mouse Synchronization Tool consists of the mouse driver and video filter.
Note: To install Mouse Synchronization Tool, you should have a VESA video driver installed (e.g. SDD or GENGRADD). For instructions on how to install this video driver, refer to the OS/2 documentation.
To install Mouse Synchronization Tool:
Note: When installing the driver on eComStation 1.2, go to the
<CD-ROM drive>\ directory.
INSTALL.CMDcopies files and makes necessary modifications to the
Clipboard Synchronization Tool Installation
In OS/2 and eComStation you have to launch Clipboard Synchronization Tool manually. This tool is an ordinary application and should be treated as such. If you want Clipboard Synchronization Tool to start automatically when your guest operating system is started, copy the
PrlClip.exe tool file to the virtual machine's hard disk and include it into the autostart group (
startup.cmd file or another file used in the guest operating system for similar purposes).
Clipboard Synchronization Tool is located in the
<CD-ROM drive>\ClipBrd\OS2 directory on the CD image containing Parallels Tools.
Sound Driver Installation
Before installing Sound Driver, make sure you have the multimedia support installed in the OS/2 guest OS.
To install Sound Driver:
<CD-ROM drive>\Drivers\Sound\OS2directory. Select the ALC Codec feature and click the Install button.
Network Driver Installation
To install Realtek RTL8029 driver inside the OS/2 Warp version 4.5:
Are you sure you want to change this network adapter?" is displayed. After you click OK, the RTL8029 PCI Ethernet Adapter appears in the appropriate field of the Current Configuration section of the window. Now if you click Edit in the Current Configuration section of the window, you will see that you do not need to configure any properties for this driver, because it is self-configurable.
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