Networking Connectivity
Intel® Server Adapters
Windows Server hotfixes required for MPIO & DSM

Windows Server 2008* and 2008 R2* include integrated Multipath I/O (MPIO) support through integrated Multipath I/O (MPIO) support for Storage Area Networks and include a Device Specific Module (DSM) component.

Hotfixes for Windows Server 2008 R2* SP1

  • Article ID: 2708811- Data corruption occurs when a sparse file undergoes random write stress in Windows 7* or in Windows Server 2008 R2


Hotfixes for Windows Server 2008 R2* (No Service Pack)

  • Article ID: 979743- You cannot use an MPIO storage device after a failover operation in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Article ID: 981379- Some paths that are used to access LUNs may not be available when you use Device Specific Module for MPIO in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Article ID: 2708811- Data corruption occurs when a sparse file undergoes random write stress in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2


Hotfixes for Windows Server 2008* SP2

  • Article ID: 970525 - Cluster resources fail over before the time expires in the PDORemovePeriod parameter in Windows Server 2008
  • Article ID: 972797- Event ID 1038 is logged when a failover occurs on a back-end disk controller in a Windows Server 2008 failover cluster
  • Article ID: 974646- A computer that is running Windows Server 2008* SP2 or Windows Vista SP2 stops responding when an application uses the NTFS sparse files
  • Article ID: 976748- Stop error code after you install Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008: "0x000000D1" or "0x00000050"
  • Article ID: 979743- You cannot use an MPIO storage device after a failover operation in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Article ID: 981379- Some paths that are used to access LUNs may not be available when you use Device Specific Module for MPIO in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2


Related Topics:
FAQ: Data Center Bridging (DCB) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
Multipath I/O Overview on Microsoft Technet

This applies to:

Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 Series
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T1
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520 Series
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-DA2
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-LR1
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR1
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR2

Solution ID: CS-032031
Last Modified: 19-Nov-2013
Date Created: 16-Nov-2010
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