Microsoft KB Archive/105331
NTLDR Err Msg: IoAllocateAdapterChannel: ...Adapter in Use
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows NT Server version 3.1
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation version 3.1
- Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server, version 3.1
During system startup, NTLDR displays the following message about 40-50 times:
IoAllocateAdapterChannel: Called while Adapter in use
Your system appears to start as usual after these messages appear.
The disk buffer in NTLDR is too small to store the number of hard disk drives you have on your computer.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT and Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1. This problem was corrected in the latest U.S. Service Pack for Windows NT and Windows NT Advanced Server version 3.1. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Additional query words: prodnt
Keywords : kbhw
Issue type :
Technology : kbWinNTsearch kbWinNTWsearch kbWinNTW310 kbWinNTSsearch kbWinNTS310 kbWinNTAdvSerSearch kbWinNTAdvServ310 kbWinNTS310xsearch kbWinNT310xSearch kbWinNTW310Search
Last Reviewed: October 27, 2000