I have the latest version of a mass storage device driver that is used for a Silicon Image 3124 RAID controller under Windows 7 64-bit. If I load this device driver whilst the system is running then I can see the attached disks just fine and they perform very well. Subsequent boots of the system always result in a hard crash with no event log entries and certainly no log files. Renaming the offending driver in a Repair Console allows the system to boot again.
Does anybody have any idea how I can diagnose what the problem is here? There's clearly something in the driver initialisation code that is failing upon boot, but without adequate logs or the ability to trace what's going on I'm a little lost. This is a hard crash, not a BSOD, so no crash file is available.