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I'm preparing to remotely install Windows 2008 Standard onto a 6250 blade module mounted in a SunBlade 6000 chassis rack.

Are there any gotchas (aside from the predictable issues related to bandwidth in transferring the ISO, etc.) for this? Has anyone else successfully completed this task?

I'm not a hardware guy, I'm a software guy who has been handed this task because the guys in the datacenter don't want to touch it.

Any help is appreciated.

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Wow. It's never occurred to me to consider putting Windows on a Sun box... –  gWaldo Sep 29 '10 at 21:01

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I'm going to go out on a limb, since I haven't ever done this myself, but if the blade supports network booting (which it must), and you have a proper unattend.txt for the installation, you should be fine.

I'm going to assume that WinPE will handle the hardware OK - though I'd make sure you have all the appropriate drivers for the blade hardware ready :)

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