Hardware descriptions for PXE do not match those for IMG since Interim Release 1

  • 3162658
  • 02-Apr-2008
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Support Pack 1 - ZDM7 SP1 PreBoot Services (PXE)

Situation

Since upgrading to ZENworks Desktop Management Support Pack 1 Interim Release 1 (ZDM7SP1IR1). imaging rules do not always apply to devices correctly.
"No Work To Do" when trying to use imaging rules

Resolution

To obtain access to a hot patch with the fix for this problem, follow the instructions in KB 3484245 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management" which can be found athttps://www.novell.com/support

Additional Information

The tables used to describe the hardware are different between PXE and IMG, some examples are:
At startup
WorkstationInformation.Video ................ NVidia Quadro NVS 110M /
GeForce Go 7300
WorkstationInformation.Network .............. Broadcom Corp Dell Wireless
1390 WLAN Mini-PCI Card
WorkstationInformation.Soundcard ............
WorkstationInformation.Diskcontroller ....... Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM
(ICH7 Family) Serial ATA Storage Controller IDE
At starting the imaging engine
WorkstationInformation.Video ................ NVidia G72M [Quadro NVS
110M/GeForce Go 7300]
WorkstationInformation.Network .............. Broadcom Corp BCM94311MCG wlan
mini-PCI
WorkstationInformation.Soundcard ............ Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7
Family) High Definition Audio Controller
WorkstationInformation.Diskcontroller ....... Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM
(ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller

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