Receiving “The /target parameter specifies an invalid target location.” when attempting to Install XP SP3 via MDT 2012 TS in SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta

By | January 9, 2013
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Built DC01 and CM01 via Johan’s Hydration Kit. Win 7 deploys with no issues, but fails when attempting to install XP via a clean or .WIM installation.

Receiving a “The /target parameter specifies an invalid target location.” error.

SMS..log output:
<![LOG[Expand a string: OSDApplyOS.exe /install:PS100019,%OSDInstallEditionIndex% “/config:PS100015,%OSDConfigFileName%” /target:%OSDisk%]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1472″ file=”executionenv.cxx:782″>

<![LOG[Expand a string: ]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1472″ file=”executionenv.cxx:782″>
<![LOG[Command line for extension .exe is “%1″ %*]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1472″ file=”commandline.cpp:228″>
<![LOG[Set command line: OSDApplyOS.exe /install:PS100019,%OSDInstallEditionIndex% “/config:PS100015,%OSDConfigFileName%” /target:%OSDisk%]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1472″ file=”commandline.cpp:706″>
<![LOG[Start executing the command line: OSDApplyOS.exe /install:PS100019,%OSDInstallEditionIndex% “/config:PS100015,%OSDConfigFileName%” /target:%OSDisk%]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”1″ thread=”1472″ file=”instruction.cxx:2929″>
<![LOG[!——————————————————————————————–!]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”1″ thread=”1472″ file=”instruction.cxx:2958″>
<![LOG[Expand a string: WinPE]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1472″ file=”executionenv.cxx:782″>
<![LOG[Executing command line: OSDApplyOS.exe /install:PS100019,%OSDInstallEditionIndex% “/config:PS100015,%OSDConfigFileName%” /target:%OSDisk%]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.509+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”1″ thread=”1472″ file=”commandline.cpp:802″>
<![LOG[Command line for extension .exe is “%1″ %*]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.565+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”ApplyOperatingSystem” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1892″ file=”commandline.cpp:228″>
<![LOG[Set command line: “OSDApplyOS.exe” /install:PS100019,1 “/config:PS100015,unattend.txt” /target:%OSDisk%]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.565+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”ApplyOperatingSystem” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1892″ file=”commandline.cpp:706″>
<![LOG[((g_Target.Disk > 0) || (arg == L”0″)) && (g_Target.Partition >= c_MinPartition), HRESULT=80070057 (e:\nts_sccm_release\sms\client\osdeployment\applyos\applyos.cpp,254)]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.565+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”ApplyOperatingSystem” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1892″ file=”applyos.cpp:254″>
<![LOG[The /target parameter specifies an invalid target location.]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.565+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”ApplyOperatingSystem” context=”” type=”3″ thread=”1892″ file=”applyos.cpp:254″>
<![LOG[ParseCommandLine(), HRESULT=80070057 (e:\nts_sccm_release\sms\client\osdeployment\applyos\applyos.cpp,429)]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.565+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”ApplyOperatingSystem” context=”” type=”0″ thread=”1892″ file=”applyos.cpp:429″>
<![LOG[Process completed with exit code 2147942487]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.571+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”1″ thread=”1472″ file=”commandline.cpp:1098″>
<![LOG[!——————————————————————————————–!]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.571+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”1″ thread=”1472″ file=”instruction.cxx:3011″>
<![LOG[Failed to run the action: Apply Operating System Image. This is usually caused by a problem with the program. Please check the Microsoft Knowledge Base to determine if this is a known issue or contact Microsoft Support Services for further assistance. The parameter is incorrect. (Error: 80070057; Source: Windows)]LOG]!><time=”21:10:57.571+300″ date=”01-08-2013″ component=”TSManager” context=”” type=”3″ thread=”1472″ file=”instruction.cxx:3102″>

Log Files .ZIP: https://panaconsulting.box.com/s/k9h067346p8g2mwzt473

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