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You cannot perform a CD installation of a slipstreamed version of Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2003 R2 on a computer that uses an Adaptec 2120S or 2200S RAID controller


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Symptoms

You cannot perform a CD installation of a slipstreamed version of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2003 R2 on a computer that uses an Adaptec 2120S or 2200S RAID controller.

Note This issue occurs only when you perform a CD installation for the following language versions of Windows Server 2003:
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Hong Kong Chinese
  • Russian

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Cause

This behavior occurs because the Txtsetup.sif file that is included with the CD has an incorrect entry.

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Resolution

To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods:
  • Perform a network installation of Windows Server 2003 SP1 or Windows Server 2003 R2 by using a corrected Txtsetup.sif file instead of the Txtsetup.sif file on the CD. To correct the entry in the Txtsetup.sif file, follow these steps:
    1. Delete the following line from the "SCSI.Load" section in the Txtsetup.sif file:
      arc = arc.sys,4
    2. Save the Txtsetup.sif file.
    Then, you may perform the network installation by using one of the following methods:
    • Remote Installation Service (RIS)
    • Automated Deployment Services (ADS)
    • Network share
  • Use the instructions that are provided by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) vendor.
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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Keywords: KB917525, kbtshoot

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Article Info
Article ID : 917525
Revision : 4
Created on : 11/1/2006
Published on : 11/1/2006
Exists online : False
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