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Optionally add MF drivers to WIM image

You may optionally add the HP Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapters to the WIM image.

  1. The Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) file (6001.18000.080118-1840-kb3aikl_en.iso) is designed to help perform unattended Windows installations. Select this link to download the AIK "Automated Installation Kit for Windows 2008."
  2. After downloading the AIK file, burn the ISO image to a DVD.
  3. Insert the DVD into the CD/DVD drive, and then select Windows AIK Setup to install AIK from the installation window.
  4. Copy of the entire contents of the Windows 2008 DVD to a folder labeled W2K8 DVD.
  5. From the Windows desktop, start the command prompt in the Windows AIK by selecting Start -> All Programs -> Microsoft Windows AIK -> Windows PE Tools Command Prompt.
  6. Create the following work folders using the Mkdir command.

    Mkdir HPNicUpdate

    Mkdir HPNicUpdate\drivers

    Mkdir HPNicUpdate\wim

  7. Use the following command to copy the boot WIM image from the Windows Server 2008 media DVD folder to the WIM work folder.

    copy <DVD Path>\sources\boot.wim HPNicUpdate\wim

  8. Locate the HP CP00xxxx.exe Windows 2008 Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter driver component file that was obtained from "Downloading the SoftPaq."


  9. Create a folder as a share point and attach the WIM Image to it using the following MKDIR command:

    mkdir HPNicUpdate\MountPoint

  10. From the Windows AIK command window, mount the boot WIM using the following command:

    imagex /mountrw HPNicUpdate\Wim\boot.wim 2 HPNicUpdate\MountPoint

    The WIM boot image appears under the MountPoint folder.

  11. Add the HP Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter drivers for your specific adapter to the boot image using the following commands:

    peimg /inf=.\HPNicUpdate\drivers\evbd.inf /image=.\HPNicUpdate\MountPoint\Windows

    peimg /inf=.\HPNicUpdate\drivers\bxois.inf /image=.\HPNicUpdate\MountPoint\Windows

  12. Save the changes to the WIM using the following command:


  13. Replace the original sources\boot.wim image (located in the W2K8 DVD folder you created in step 2) with the HPNicUpdate\Wim\boot.wim image and then create a new DVD image.