XP crash (OT)

David Fritz zeroxdf@att.net
Thu Jun 3 23:12:00 GMT 2004

Christopher Faylor wrote:

>>Interestingly enough, I just added some checking to fhandler_base::open which
>>used RtlIsDosDeviceName_U.  It caused a reboot of my XP system every time
>>I tried it.  That's a first for XP.
> Oops.  No, that was the result of passing garbage to
> InitializeObjectAttributes apparently.  Seems like a pretty serious XP
> bug regardless.

Are you sure?  InitializeObjectAttributes() is a macro.

How was the garbage being passed?

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