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27 Sep 2009   #1
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 
General Comments

Thank you for the detailed explanation.


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27 Sep 2009   #2
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Thank you for the detailed explanation.
Oh, that's OK. It didn't take long. I copied it from the tutorial over on vistax64.com and did a find/replace for the word "Vista"

EDIT: I'll aim to expand it a bit over time, especially if people are interested in specifics.
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27 Sep 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

H2SO4

thanks for a great intro to debugging
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28 Sep 2009   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello H2SO4.


It would be best if the other posts were removed from this and the thread locked so that it won't get filled up with extraneous posts like this one, that way the info won't be hard to find in all the extra posts.
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28 Sep 2009   #5
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Why not just have John move it to the tutorial section ... Its that good!
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28 Sep 2009   #6
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by H2SO4 View Post
I copied it from the tutorial over on vistax64.com and did a find/replace for the word "Vista"
Which software ?

Missed one:

Quote:
Even More Debugger Trickery For The Really InterestedMinidumps can also easily reveal basic information about the Windows version, service pack level, time of the crash, and system uptime:1: kd> vertarget
Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Kernel Version 6001 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
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28 Sep 2009   #7
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chuckr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by H2SO4 View Post
I copied it from the tutorial over on vistax64.com and did a find/replace for the word "Vista"
Which software ?

Missed one:

Quote:
Even More Debugger Trickery For The Really InterestedMinidumps can also easily reveal basic information about the Windows version, service pack level, time of the crash, and system uptime:1: kd> vertarget
Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Kernel Version 6001 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Yeah, I left that one on purpose - I didn't think it would detract from the validity of the example.

Also, it's considered extremely bad form to mess with debugger spew before presenting it as supposedly just-copied-and-pasted
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28 Sep 2009   #8
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid
It would be best if the other posts were removed from this and the thread locked so that it won't get filled up with extraneous posts like this one, that way the info won't be hard to find in all the extra posts.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews
Why not just have John move it to the tutorial section ... Its that good!
Thanks guys. I don't mind what the moderators and admins choose to do with it, though in some ways I'd rather keep it here rather than see it go to "tutorials". It may be more visible to those who come to this section because they've got a problem, rather than because they're looking for a tutorial on debugging.

As far as extraneous posts (like this one) and locking are concerned, I imagine that would have to be handled by a moderator? It would be nice if the thread could remain at least partially interactive, so that questions could be asked (and maybe even answered), and others may contribute. Perhaps the non-core posts could simply be culled every so often?
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28 Sep 2009   #9
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

Roger that!

Its just that being w7, noobs might have difficulty following,

and become confused with dinosaur terminology.

Nobody's gonna check 'symbol references',

APIs in .h, or anything like that...
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28 Sep 2009   #10
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chuckr View Post
Roger that!

Its just that being w7, noobs might have difficulty following,

and become confused with dinosaur terminology.

Nobody's gonna check 'symbol references',

APIs in .h, or anything like that...
I see your point. Done. I have angered the gods of debugging by editing that first post to show Win7 as the name of the OS being debugged.

To punish me, some 7th-Dan Pedant is now going to come out of the woodwork to point out that the information is inconsistent because the modules list doesn't match the preferred load addresses for Win 7
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