SCCM 2012 Task Sequence Error

I'm getting a failed task sequence with error code (0x800700A1). I know the error means it can't resolve a package source. However, I'm sure how to determine which piece of the sequence is broken.

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I usually tell it to run package source from distribution point and use UNC share name for source location


if you are copying from distro point to local computer then running it, use environment variables like %computername% or %~dp0 or similar

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Check out the SMSTS.log file on the Client or the SCCM Reports.
Packages referenced by a running Task Sequence
Task Sequence Advertisement Status for a specific Client
LCNWAuthor Commented:
How do I check the log file on the client if the install failed?
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logon as local this possible?
Go to deployments and check the status.  See if it failed or not for the install... It's logged there in summarization.
LCNWAuthor Commented:
I figured out the issue. The OSD didn't like the partitions on the hard disk as they arrive from the factory. Unbelievable!

I ran gparted and wiped them out. You could also use a windows setup disk and delete all the partitions.

After this, the task sequence ran fine. I hope this helps others.
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