Readme for Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5.1 Patch, Build 2269

Article:TECH131612  |  Created: 2010-01-09  |  Updated: 2013-09-10  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH131612
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



The following build of Ghost is for specific components that only correct the problems listed.  This patch does not provide any new functionality and should only be applied if you are experiencing the problem that this patch resolves.  To obtain this patch, you will need an active Ghost Solution Suite Support Entitlement.  Please contact Symantec Technical Support and log a support case, referencing document number TECH131612.

Build 2269:

*One-click Virtual partition does not work on the Lenovo M57P / M58P desktop computer
*Adding a Mass Storage driver to WinPE 2.1 causes Ghost to hang in the PreOS
*After installing the GSS2.5, the Ghost console server, Ghost Boot Wizard and Ghost explorer do not launch.
*Using Ghost32.exe for Hot imaging fails to execute on client machine.
*Client replication observed when upgrade from GSS older version to GSS 2.5.1 



 


Solution



The following topics are discussed:

I. Issues Resolved
II. List of Files Updated
III. Instructions on how to apply Build 2269, “Installing the Patch”

 
I. Issues Resolved

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  • One-click Virtual partition does not work on the Lenovo M57P / M58P desktop computer
  • Adding a Mass Storage driver to WinPE 2.1 causes Ghost to hang in the PreOS
  • After installing the GSS2.5, the Ghost console server, Ghost Boot Wizard and Ghost explorer do not launch.
  • Using Ghost32.exe for Hot imaging fails to execute on client machine.
  • Client replication observed when upgrade from GSS older version to GSS 2.5.1 

II. List of Files Updated

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1. gdisk32.exe
2. Gdisk64.exe
3. GhConfig32.exe
4 GhConfig64.exe
5. Ghost Boot Wizard.exe
6. ghost.exe
7. ghost32.exe
8. Ghost64.exe
9. Ghostexp.exe
10. GhostImageFile.dll
11. GhRegEdit32.exe
12. GhRegEdit64.exe
13. GhWalk32.exe
14. MachConf.dll
15. omnifs32.exe
16. OmniFs64.exe
17. vdisk.exe
18. VPartition.dll
19. vpartition.exe
20. VPartition.pdb
21. ngctw32.exe
22. update.exe
23. ngserver.exe
24. Client.msi

OEM Executables included:
1. Ghostoem32.exe
2. Ghostoem64.exe
3. Ghostoem.exe 

III. Instructions on how to apply Build 2269

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On the system hosting the Ghost Console:

1. Close all open Ghost application windows and stop both of the running Symantec Ghost services

a) Click Start > Run

b) Type services.msc

c) Click OK

d) When the Services Windows opens, locate the first service labeled Symantec Ghost Configuration Server

e) Right-click on the service and select Stop

f) Stopping the first service normally stops the service called Symantec Ghost Database Service Wrapper.  If this is not automatically stopped, stop it manually.

2. Copy the following binaries to the GSS Install folder, typically located at c:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost:

  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\gdisk32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\Gdisk64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\GhConfig32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\GhConfig64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\Ghost Boot Wizard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\ghost.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\ghost32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\Ghost64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\Ghostexp.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\GhostImageFile.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\GhRegEdit32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\GhRegEdit64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\GhWalk32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\MachConf.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\omnifs32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\OmniFs64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\vdisk.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\VPartition.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\vpartition.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\VPartition.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\ngctw32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\ngserver.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\update.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\ClientInstall\Client.msi
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\Ghostoem.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\Ghostoem32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\Ghostoem64.exe

3.  Copy the following binary to the GSS Client Install folder, typically located at c:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\ClientInstall

  • c:\Program Files\Symantec\Ghost\ClientInstall\client.msi

Note: Make sure that the client.msi is not copied into the Ghost folder but rather the ClientInstall folder.

4.  Refresh Windows PE using the Ghost Boot Wizard:

a) Run Ghost Boot Wizard

b) Select Windows PE Pre-OS and click on edit button

c) Select appropriate WinPE type from the WinPE editor (WinPE or WinPE-512)

d) Click on refresh button

e) After refresh, click on OK button and close the Ghost Boot Wizard

5.  Open the Ghost Console and run a Refresh Configuration or Refresh Inventory task to upgrade the clients to build 2269:

a) Click File > New > Task

b) In the New Task, click either Refresh Configuration or Refresh Inventory (or both)

c) Click Browse to select the machine groups that you want to upgrade

d) Execute the task

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