Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

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Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby russm » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:12 pm

Hello. I am trying to create a new recovery media for my server, which includes the 10GbE drivers. If I were to download the drivers, what version of Windows would I have to download them for to get them to be recognized by WinPE on the recovery media?
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Re: Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:42 pm

russm,

Similar to the OS where Recovery Media was created. Recovery Media uses built in Windows RE components so versions are identical to the original OS.
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Re: Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby tinkererguy » Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:11 am

I created Recovery Media from a Windows Server 2016 system with Intel X552/X557 10GbE drivers, but the 10GbE driver wouldn't load, only the Intel I-350 driver came up (Intel Xeon D system).
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Re: Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:10 pm

Paul,

It does not load while booted under Recovery Media?
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Re: Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby tinkererguy » Sat May 13, 2017 6:57 pm

Sorry, just spotted your reply, 4 months later. That is correct, it doesn't load.
I even tried pointing to the driver download from:
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/produc ... r-X540-AT2
on Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0 recovery environment, and the X552/x557 driver fails to load and function.

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Re: Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Sat May 13, 2017 7:14 pm

Hi Paul,

Thanks, passed the info to our QA team. Any chance you still have the recovery logs somewhere?

P.S. See you there :wink:
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Re: Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby tinkererguy » Sun May 14, 2017 1:22 am 1 person likes this post

I'll try to recreate them later this month, and (obviously) no particular hurry on this rather niche request. Thanks Dima!
Here's the sessions I hope to attend:
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including yours called "What's new with Veeam Agent for Windows 2.0," of course.
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Re: Including 10GbE drivers into recovery media

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Tue May 16, 2017 4:23 am

Thanks, Paul, we’ll try investigate with the given info! See you tomorrow :wink:
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