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sanboot:winnt_aoe [2008/02/18 15:16]
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svenx Additional note about nforce service problems
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 ====== Adding AoE boot support to Microsoft Windows ====== ====== Adding AoE boot support to Microsoft Windows ======
-First download ​the latest WinAoE package from [[http://​winaoe.org/​|winaoe.org]] and extract all files to a directory.+===== Installing ​the AoE initiator =====
-Then go to:+You need to download and install the Windows AoE initiator (WinAoE). ​ Download the latest WinAoE package from [[http://​winaoe.org/​]] and extract the contents of the .zip file to a temporary directory.
-Control Panel -> Add Hardware+Start up the Add Hardware Wizard (//Start// -> //Control Panel// -> //Add Hardware//) and proceed to the "Is the hardware connected?"​ screen:
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-"Next"+Click on "Yes, I have already connected the hardware", then click on //Next//.
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-Wait a few seconds ​to minutes+Scroll down to the bottom of the list and choose "Add a new hardware device",​ then click on //Next//.
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-"Yes, I have already connected ​the hardware"​+Click on "Install ​the hardware ​that I manually select from a list (Advanced)", then click on //Next//.
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-"Add a new hardware device"+Choose ​"SCSI and RAID controllers", then click on //Next//.
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-"Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced)"+Click on "Have Disk...".
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-"SCSI and RAID controllers"+Click on "Browse...".  Browse to the directory containing the extracted WinAoE files, then to the //bin// directory within this directory. ​ Click on "​OK"​. ​ You should see "AoE Driver"​ show up in a list of available drivers to install:
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-"Have Disk..."+Continue clicking on //Next// until the installation process is complete You will see a warning about the driver being unsigned:
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-Select ​"Browse...", browse ​to the bin directory from the unpacked WinAoE directory and press ok.+Ignore this warning and click on "Continue Anyway" to complete ​the installation of the AoE initiator.
-{{winaoe:​winaoe09.png}}+===== Identifying the network service name =====
-"Next"+Open up the System Properties (//Start// -> //Control Panel// -> //System//) and go to the //​Hardware//​ tab.  Click on "Device Manager".
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-"Next"+Locate your network card within the device list.  Right-click on your network card and choose ​"Properties".
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-"Continue Anyway"+Go to the //Details// tab and choose ​"Service" ​from the drop-down menu.  Make a note of the network card service name ("​E1000"​ in the above example).
-{{winaoe:​winaoe12.png}}+===== Enabling network boot =====
-"​Finish"​+Start up Registry Editor (//Start// -> //Run// -> //​regedit//​) and browse to the key //​HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services//​.
-You are now done with installing the WinAoE driver. +{{ winaoe:​winaoe16.png }}
-You should be able to run the "​aoe"​ utility in a command prompt to get general aoe mount/​unmount and scan functionality.+
-Next steps make the disk ready for booting over SAN.+Click on the network card service key ("​E1000"​ in this example), then double-click on "​Start"​ in the right-hand panel.
-First go to:+{{ winaoe:winaoe17.png }}
-Control Panel -> System, and select ​the "​Hardware"​ tab.+Change ​the //Value data// to 0 and click on //OK//.
-{{winaoe:winaoe13.png}}+  * NOTEIf you are using a Nvidia network card, you may have to use the RIS drivers or set the "​Start"​ to 0 for the nvnetbus service as well. 
 +  * NOTE: It is reported that using the Nvidia nForce drivers (service names NVENETFD and nvnetbus) does not work with WinAoE booting. See [[/​hardwareissues#​nvidia_nforce]]
-"​Device Manager"​ +You are now ready to
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-press the + in front of "​Network adapters"​ and select the network adapter you will be booting over.Rightclick on that one and choose "​Properties"​ +
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-In the Properties screen go to the tab "​Details"​ and choose "​Service"​ in the pulldown menu. +
-Note the service name for the next step. +
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-Open regedit (Start -> Run -> "​regedit"​) and browse to the key "​HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services"​. +
-There browse to the key which you found in the last step (the "​Service"​ of the network adapter) +
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-Double click the "​Start"​ key on the left panel, change the Value data to 0 and press Ok. +
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-You are now done with installing WinAoE with boot support.+
   * [[sanboot:​transfer|Transfer the Microsoft Windows disk image to your AoE target]]   * [[sanboot:​transfer|Transfer the Microsoft Windows disk image to your AoE target]]

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