Windows System Software -- Consulting, Training, Development -- Unique Expertise, Guaranteed Results

Before Posting...
Please check out the Community Guidelines in the Announcements and Administration Category.

More Info on Driver Writing and Debugging


The free OSR Learning Library has more than 50 articles on a wide variety of topics about writing and debugging device drivers and Minifilters. From introductory level to advanced. All the articles have been recently reviewed and updated, and are written using the clear and definitive style you've come to expect from OSR over the years.


Check out The OSR Learning Library at: https://www.osr.com/osr-learning-library/


replying an older thread

sudhakarsudhakar Unsubscribed Member Posts: 24

Some context: I was searching for a way to flush file buffer and found the following thread:

https://community.osr.com/discussion/155500/flush-file-cache

After some time what I thought a better solution was found and wanted to share the same with those who would land on the above page with same issue, so shared it there.

But I find it has violated community rules. Sorry about it.

I request you to please suggest me a way for the above kind of situation.

thanks
sudhakar

Post edited by sudhakar on

Comments

  • Peter_Viscarola_(OSR)Peter_Viscarola_(OSR) Administrator Posts: 7,911
    edited January 2019

    I request you to please suggest me a way for the above kind of situation.

    Ignore it. This is the absolutely preferred action, unless the last solution in the thread is really bad... grossly technically invalid.

    The Original Poster is no longer looking for an answer... so who’s going to read your post?

    If the reply is really bad or seriously misleading, you can:

    a) Flag the post to the mods, and we’ll do something (like delete the thread)

    b) Write a reply that starts with something like the following “I realize this thread is ten years old, but for the archives... the result above is really wrong and misleading. Instead of the above, if anyone sees this later, I’d suggest...” — starting this way let’s us know what’s going on, and when you replied to a long dead thread.

    Of course, if you simply want to revive a discussion... start a new thread on the topic, with a link to the old topic. This can allow you to say something like “Hey, I just came across this thread, and I was thinking that instead I’d what it says there’s you could,,.”

    Petet

    Peter Viscarola
    OSR
    @OSRDrivers

Sign In or Register to comment.

Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Upcoming OSR Seminars
OSR has suspended in-person seminars due to the Covid-19 outbreak. But, don't miss your training! Attend via the internet instead!
Kernel Debugging 30 Mar 2020 OSR Seminar Space
Developing Minifilters 15 Jun 2020 LIVE ONLINE
Writing WDF Drivers 22 June 2020 LIVE ONLINE
Internals & Software Drivers 28 Sept 2020 Dulles, VA