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Re: mmap call gives invalid argument

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 6:20 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:


>  156  133660 [main] dmidecode 2092 mmap64: addr 0, len 13783, prot 1, flags 1, fd 3, off 1005453312
>  101  133761 [main] dmidecode 2092 MapViewNT: 0 = NtMapViewOfSection (h:6F8, addr:0, len:13783, off:1005453312, protect:2, type:0)
>   85  133846 [main] dmidecode 2092 seterrno_from_win_error: /home/Administrator/cygwin-1.5.25-15/winsup/cygwin/ windows error 87
>   79  133925 [main] dmidecode 2092 geterrno_from_win_error: windows error 87 == errno 22
>   74  133999 [main] dmidecode 2092 __set_errno: void seterrno_from_win_error(const char*, int, DWORD):310 val 22
>   82  134081 [main] dmidecode 2092 mmap64: 0xFFFFFFFF = mmap()
> Now you get the error message directly from Windows.  Unfortunately,
> we don't see the actual NTSTATUS value returned by NtMapViewOfSection
> because I left the value out of the debug message.  Silly me!
> What you see is the converted Win32 error code 87, which is
> ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER.  The actual NTSTATUS code might give you
> another hint.  Just change the debug_printf statement in the MapViewNT
> function ( line 384) to
>  debug_printf ("%p (status %p) = NtMapViewOfSection (h:%x, addr:%x, len:%u,"
>                " off:%D, protect:%x, type:%x)",
>                base, ret, h, addr, len, off, protect, 0);
> recompile, rerun, and look for the "NtMapViewOfSection" lines in
> the strace output.  What's the hex status code?
> However, since this fails on the native NT level, I don't think this is
> just a simple Cygwin problem.  It seems that this SMBIOS stuff is
> somehow broken on that system.

Thank you very much Corinna.  I will definitely try that out.  The
machine in question, unfortunately, had been pulled out and I would
have access to it only in the next week or two.  Hence, my updates
regarding this topic would come a little bit later.  I am, however,
interested in a resolution, if there is any.  Thanks to all you've

Until then.

Best Regards,

Carlo Florendo
Software Engineer
Astra Philippines - Software Development and Outsourcing
R&D:, Astra Group:

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