Boot Wizard can't / won't install .inf driver C600/X79 SATA device
Boot Wizard complains when I try to add a driver for the C600/X79 Intel SATA device into the Win PE 512 driver set.
The storage issue is complicated by the fact that the drives are connected to the system in a Dell PERC raid configuration. This implies "two storage" drivers are needed. I have found and installed the PERC driver and the NIC driver. I now receive errors only on the intel C600/X79 chipset driver for SATA controller - AND, I can use the existing driver set via PXE to capture and deploy to these systems but NOT the Ghost Console.
Possibilities gleaned from perusing this forum include:
Malformed driver file - newer versions of the driver will install, but will not work.
MSXML6.DLL missing - I checked for this and this file is present on my server.
I have found that the device ID is not present in the file that will install but not work, and is present in the driver file that WON'T install:
The line in the driver file specifying the exact device :
does not appear in the NEW drivers, and thus when attempting to use that, Ghost fails to boot to the virtual partition on the basis that this driver is not found. However, Ghost fails to install the driver from the older driver pacakage that specifies the device "8086&DEV_1D02" with the error :
And adding the line to the file to tell the newer driver to manage this device also fails with the error:
"Following drivers had problems installing to Windows PE" Error Code 0x3
I have tried installing the same drivers into the MS DOS PE environment as well, in case the older files might be more compatible. The same failure occured.
Is there a way to integrate a stand-alone driver, the name in this case is "intelahci.inf" with no other metadata around it into the PE?
Is there a way to ratchet down Ghost Console's error checking?
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