|Article Number: 493737||Article Version: 3||Article Type: Break Fix|
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Unable to install Windows 2012 R2 on VxRack Node hardware
Customer is following the SolVe Desktop procedures to install Windows 2012 R2 on VxRack Node hardware and is failing at the “Windows Setup” screen.
Upon choosing which partition to install Windows to in the “Windows Setup” screen and hitting the “Next” button, an error will pop up:
Cannot install Windows OS to the VxRack Node hardware, upon which ScaleIO will be installed.
Windows will not recognize the UEFI disk as bootable.
If the SolVe Desktop procedures have been followed precisely, the workaround is to make the boot disk use legacy mode.
In the BIOS of the VxRack node, change the following settings:
- Advanced -> CSM Configuration -> Storage -> Legacy
- Boot -> Boot Mode -> Legacy
- Boot -> Boot Option #1 -> Hard Disk:(Bus 03 Dev 00)PCI Raid Adapter
This can be manipulated under “Boot -> Hard Disk Drive BBS Priorities”
If step #3 shows the satadom, make sure that the virtual drive has already been created. If it has, reboot the host one more time to show the hard drive correctly in step #3.
This will allow Windows to see the disk as bootable and then successfully install Windows 2012 on the hard drive.
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