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Precautions when using Windows Server 2012

Date: July 8, 2014

Applied to Precautions Date
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2
Due to Ipmidrv.sys issue for Windows Server 2012 R2, blue screen(0x7e) may be displayed. This problem may happen extremely rarely. This can be avoided by applying patch : "KB2934016".
Please visit the Microsoft web site for detailed information.
July 8, 2014
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2
When blue screen displays, minidump file may not be produced and event Log may record the following error.

Log Name:System
Source:Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
Event ID:1005
Description:Unable to produce a minidump file from the full dump file.

Such event log recording does not affect the memory dump file.
July 8, 2014
Single Channel 8Gbps Fiber Channel Card
[MC-0JFC11]
Dual Channel 8Gbps Fiber Channel Card
[MC-0JFC21]
No memory dump files can be generated using fibre channel connected storage.
This can be avoided by applying patch : "KB2811660". Please visit the Microsoft web site for detailed information.
March 29, 2013
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 For memory management issue in Windows Server 2012, when being very heavy I/O load, blue screen may be displayed.
This can be avoided by applying patch : "MS13-017(KB2799494)".
Please visit the Microsoft web site for detail information.
February 26, 2013
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 To use Windows Server 2012 with PRIMEQUEST, Fujitsu recommends to apply KB2756872, a collection of performance and reliability improvements of Windows Server 2012.
Please visit the Microsoft web site for detail information.
January 25, 2013
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 The warning message below is displayed if Page File is created for 2TB or larger size of partition : "Drive X: is too small for the maximum paging file size specified. Please enter a smaller number.
Please visit the Microsoft web site for detail information.
January 25, 2013
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 SR-IOV is not supported. January 25, 2013
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 When using Windows Server 2012, apply PRIMEQUEST firmware SB12094 or later. January 25, 2013
Dual Channel LAN Card (1000BASE-T)
[MC-0JGE31]
Dual Channel LAN Card(10G BASE)
[MC-0JXE11]
When using Windows Server 2012, apply the LAN card driver 17.2 or later. January 25, 2013
Single Channel 8Gbps Fiber Channel Card
[MC-0JFC11]
Dual Channel 8Gbps Fiber Channel Card
[MC-0JFC21]
When using Windows Server 2012, apply the following version of firmware and driver for 8Gbps Fiber Channel cards.
- firmware: FW/OpROM 2.01a4/6.30a1 or later.
- driver:2.72.012 or later.
January 25, 2013