Event ID 49 is logged when you restart a Windows Server 2003-based computer that is using an iSCSI Boot Initiator 2.03 boot solution: "Configuring the Page file for crash dump failed"

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SYMPTOMS
When you restart a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based computer that is using a Microsoft iSCSI Boot Initiator 2.03 boot solution, an event is logged in the System event log that resembles the following:

Event ID: 49
Source: FTDISK
Description: "Configuring the Page file for crash dump failed. Make sure there is a page file on the boot partition and that it is large enough to contain all physical memory."

CAUSE
This event is logged because iSCSI boot systems currently do not support crash dump file generation. Until that support is available, this event can safely be ignored.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, install the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 939875. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
939875 A hotfix is available that adds support for crash dump file generation on a Windows Server 2003-based computer that is using iSCSI Boot Initiator 2.05
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Article ID: 927749 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 08:07:37 - Revision: 3.3

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