[wpkg-users] Handing reboot as part of install.

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Sun Apr 23 17:30:18 CEST 2006

sbotsford wrote:
> Came across the following:
> Laptop with Intel 915 graphics chip.
> Run the setup with the flags they claimed would make it silent.
> Registry check fails.
> Reboot the machine.
> "Found new hardware!"
> Registry check succeeds.
> As far as I've decoded the installer doesn't really install anything, 
> but it puts some new *inf files into WINNT somewhere, and tells the 
> device manager to scan for new graphics hardware.
> Is there a graceful way to deal with this?
> At present what I would have to do use use one of the sysinternals 
> regmon tools, and filter out the crap to see what was happening under 
> the hood.

I guess it looks like this:

1) installer copies new drivers (*.inf etc.)
2) registry check fails, WPKG reboots
3) installer continues after reboot, makes registry entries
4) WPKG check successful

So I guess it's OK?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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