Ghost boot cd not working on Sata cdrom drive
Posted on 2007-08-01
I use a boot cd to ghost all of our desktops and laptops. I just received a HP DC7700 CMT (Intel Q965 Express chipset) with a sata CD-ROM drive. This will not work with my boot cd using OAKCDROM.sys, so I tried to use GCDROM.sys (supposed to work with SATA drives (ICH8 controllers)). It will see the SATA Native IDE controller, but it will not load the CD-ROM. The exact message is
GCDROM v2.3, 8-24-2006
SATA Native IDE controller at I-O address 1218h/1220h, Chip I.D. 80862996h.
Driver name is "MSCD000".
No CD-Rom drive to use; GCDROM not loaded!
The 1st hard drive is plugged into Sata port 0, the CD-ROM is in Sata port 1, and the 2nd hard drive is plugged into Sata port 2.
DEVICE=GCDROM.SYS /D:mscd000 /c0
DEVICE=GCDROM.SYS /D:mscd001 /c1
DEVICE=GCDROM.SYS /D:mscd002 /c2
LASTDRIVE = Z
mscdex /L:D /D:mscd000 /D:mscd001 /D:mscd002
I can not figure out why it will not load the gcdrom.sys.