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RE: XP dumps that refuse to go away...

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
A fix has now been posted. See Q317277.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ed Smith [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 9:58 AM
To: Kernel Debugging Interest List
Subject: [windbg] RE: XP dumps that refuse to go away...


Any chance of getting a hotfix for the stale data in the pagefile problem?
This is really cramping our automated testing collecting excess dumps.

We've using Kernel Memory Dumps on XP, typically about 24-30MB. I'm waiting
on the file size to stop growing for 1 minute before I try the MoveFile()
which succeeds without error. What I did not realize is that MoveFile()
would return before the move completed. I'll try MoveFileEx() using
MoveFile_Write_Through. I added the code to try and delete the dump because
we were seeing the extra unexpected dumps (stale data in the pagefile
problem) and I suspected the MoveFile() failed to delete the original
Memory.dmp.

Thanks for your help!
...Ed


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 7:12 PM
To: Kernel Debugging Interest List
Subject: [windbg] RE: XP dumps that refuse to go away...


The problem is some stale data in the first page of the pagefile, which
causes us to believe there is a dump file present when there really is not.
This will be fixed in SP1.

If you are generating full dumps, then you do have to wait a while for the
operations to complete if you want to delete the file.

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