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After you install HPC Pack 2008 Service Pack 1, the Boot.wim file on the head node slowly grows excessively in size. The increase in size may cause high memory utilization on the HPC Head node.
Important Check the current size of the Boot.wim file that is located in following folder:
If the size of the Boot.wim file is larger than 200 megabytes (MB), you must repair the file. To do this, follow these steps:
Note The Boot.wim file is now repaired. Make sure that you have applied the update that is described in the “Update information” section so that the file’s size does not grow excessively again.
How to obtain this updateThis update is available from the following Microsoft Web site:
http://update.microsoft.comThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the update package now.
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, your computer must be running Windows HPC Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008. Additionally, you must install HPC Pack 2008 Service Pack 1.
Installation instructionsTo start the download:
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you install this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 978570 - Last Review: December 31, 2012 - Revision: 3.0