[ipxe-devel] Debugging wimboot

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Mon Oct 13 12:46:33 UTC 2014

On 07/10/14 00:21, Christopher Mendes wrote:
> I'm running Winpe 3.0 to install Windows 7 and server 2008. Everything
> has been working great except I am trying a new HP workstation(z230) and
> always getting the Windows Boot Manager crashing with "An unexpected
> error has occurred".  I am able to use a normal winpe image and have
> tried many variations of winpe and boot files but with no luck with
> attempting to use ipxe. I believe its related to the hard drive and
> wimboot but not sure how to pull more data. I also tried in the BIOS to
> change the emulation methods for the drive and a few other settings.
> What is the best way to diagnose errors stemming from wimboot? I am
> using the most recent as of today which is 2.3.0.

Have you tried using the .wim images and BCD files directly from the OS 
installation media (as documented at http://ipxe.org/wimboot)?


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