I am installing Windows Server 2003 standard edition onto a Dell Power Edge 6650. It has a hardware raid controller that supports 5 drives running raid 5.
The system completed the installation but when it tried to log into Windows, it never got past the logo screen. When I booted in safe mode, the last line that displayed was a line loading the file drvmain.stb.
There is a bios switch that reads "OS Install Mode" and when I set it to "Yes", it limits the amount of RAM to 256MB. When I turn this switch on, Windows will boot up and everything works fine (slow but fine).
I have ran memory tests over and over. I have tried 2GB configuration and 4GB configuration. I do not see any memory issues. Hardware reports show that everything is fine.
Has anyone seen this in the past and have a possible fix suggestion?
Thanks in advance.