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WCL314: A Drivers Saga - The Control Freak meets The Dynamic Developer. Johan Arwidmark Chief Technical Architect Knowledge Factory Michael Niehaus Senior Software Development Engineer Microsoft Corporation. NOW!. Q & A. The Tools. Driver Babble. General Driver Challenges. Challenges

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wcl314 a drivers saga the control freak meets the dynamic developer

WCL314: A Drivers Saga - The Control Freak meets The Dynamic Developer

Johan Arwidmark

Chief Technical Architect

Knowledge Factory

Michael Niehaus

Senior Software Development Engineer

Microsoft Corporation

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NOW!

Q & A

The Tools

Driver Babble

general driver challenges
General Driver Challenges
  • Challenges
    • Multiple packaging methods
    • Driver Applications
    • New versions may drop support for old devices
    • Badly-formed drivers (INFs)
    • Two-tier drivers (bus drivers)
  • There is hope
    • One OEM leads the way…
finding drivers

“Finding” drivers

Johan Arwidmark

Chief Technical Architect

Knowledge Factory

demo

general driver challenges1
General Driver Challenges
  • Challenges:
    • A constantly changing list of “supported” hardware
    • Rapidly-changing PC hardware
    • “Configuration of the day” vendors
    • Chipsets
    • Intel vs. AMD
  • Infrastructure Optimization, standardization
    • Maybe even less frequent purchases
general driver s olutions what approach to take
General Driver SolutionsWhat approach to take
  • “Chaos”
    • Throw them all in, let the system and/or Windows figure it out
    • Simplifies administration, repository management
  • “Control freak”
    • Explicitly configure what drivers should be used for each model
    • Addresses supportability concerns, compatibility issues

Explicitly specify

Let the tool decide

  • Find a happy medium
windows drivers
Windows Drivers
  • Boot Image Drivers
    • Primarily Nic & Storage
    • Windows PE 3.0 uses Windows 7 drivers
  • Operating System Drivers
    • All drivers
drivers in mdt 2010 lite touch
Drivers in MDT 2010 (Lite Touch)
  • Deployment Share holds driver repository
    • Import
    • Folders
    • Selection profiles
    • Inject Drivers
  • Designed to be dynamic
    • Rules-based process to help filter
    • DriverGroup, StorageDriverGroup, StorageDriverSysprepGroup
      • DriverPaths (legacy)
mdt 2010 lite touch driver management

MDT 2010 Lite Touch Driver Management

Michael Niehaus

Senior Software Development Engineer

Microsoft Corporation

demo

configmgr 2007 drivers
ConfigMgr 2007 Drivers
  • Driver catalog
  • Driver packages
    • Used for two purposes:
      • Driver distribution (replication)
      • “Forced” driver installation
  • Driver categories
    • Used as a filter when automatically detecting needed drivers
  • Offline injection “just in time”
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ConfigMgr 2007 Drivers
  • Auto apply drivers
    • Drivers are matched by PnP ID
    • Not supported with standalone media
  • Apply driver package
    • Only the specified package is used
    • All drivers are injected
    • Only choice for XP/2003 mass storage drivers
configmgr 2007 drivers2

ConfigMgr 2007 drivers

Johan Arwidmark

Chief Technical Architect

Knowledge Factory

demo

drivers tips tricks
Drivers Tips & Tricks
  • Unsigned versus signed drivers
  • Understanding driver ranking
  • Troubleshooting Driver Infs
  • Scratchspace
  • Drivers as Applications
    • BlueTooth, QLB, Mobile Broadband, Biometric
  • Hybrid Scenarios
for more information
For More Information
  • Download MDT 2010 today!
    • http://www.microsoft.com/mdt
  • Additional resources on deployment/MDT 2010
    • http://blogs.technet.com/msdeployment
    • http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys
    • http://blogs.technet.com/mniehaus
    • http://www.deploymentcd.com
    • http://www.deployvista.com
  • E-mail mniehaus@microsoft.com
  • E-mail johan.arwidmark@knowledgefactory.se
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