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Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

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FPiette
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Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

After installing chipset driver (ml150g5chipsetwin9.00.1008.zip) for a brand new ML150 G5 server, Windows SBS 2008 becomes unstable (All service packs installed).

After having installed the drivers, the embedded network interface doesn't work most of the time. Starting device manager doesn't work (hang).

Sometimes the server unexpectedly reboot.

I have restarted installation 3 times to come to the conclusion that it is the chipset driver causing that trouble. I will reinstall SBS2008 once more, without installing the chipset driver.

The website has only one version available for the chipset drive (v9.00.1008 dated (18 dec 2008). Is it a known problem ?

Regards,
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F. Piette
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KarloChacon
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Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

hi

try the latest version
in case you don't know it is the intel driver so there are more recent versions out there

http://www.soft-go.com/download_driver/Intel-Chipset-Software-Installation-Utility-9.1.0.1012-WHQL_1393.html

mirror

http://majorgeeks.com/Intel_Chipset_Software_Installation_Utility_d1667.html

Didn't your momma teach you to say thanks!
FPiette
Advisor

Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

Karlo,

Thanks for your fast response !

I wonder why this update is not available from HP website. I fear that this version has not been certified by HP. What do you think ?

Regards,
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F. Piette
KarloChacon
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Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

I've seen certified drivers causing a lot issues so why don't you give a try

I mean it is the only trial and error
Didn't your momma teach you to say thanks!
FPiette
Advisor

Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

Hi Karlo,

I will give it a try. But one last question before proceeding: I don't see any mention on the website that those drivers are 64 bits (As you probably know SBS 2008 is an x64 OS).

Thanks,
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F. Piette
KarloChacon
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Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

yes I know SBS is 64

how to find out supporting OS???? as easy as get the file and check what it supports

Microsoft Windows* Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition*
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition

and maybe you are going to say it does not say W2008 SBS but trust me
HP for instance does not make any difference when creating a driver for W2008 x64 normal edition and SBS edition so as well as Intel


just take a look any driver shared between W2008 x64 and SBS they are the same

bye
going to bed
Didn't your momma teach you to say thanks!
FPiette
Advisor

Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

Karlo,

Thanks a lot for you valuable answers.
Have a nice sleep. Day only begins here :-)
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F. Piette
FPiette
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Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

Hi Karlo,

> try the latest version
> in case you don't know it is the intel
> driver so there are more recent versions
> out there
>
> http://www.soft-go.com/download_driver/Intel-Chipset-Software-Installation-Utility-9.1.0.1012-WHQL_1393.html

This seems to work correcty. The server is running without any problem for about 4 hours now. Should any problem surface, I will come here again.

Thanks a lot for your help.
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F. Piette
KarloChacon
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Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

glad to hear :-)

anything just let me know
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KarloChacon
Honored Contributor

Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

hi again

I just want to know if everything still working fine?


bye
Didn't your momma teach you to say thanks!
FPiette
Advisor

Re: Proliant ML150 G5 chipset driver makes Windows SBS 2008 unstable

Yes, everything is fine now.
Again, thanks.
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F. Piette