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Microsoft KB Archive/171658

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Windows 95 3270 Applet Fails If Directory Name Contains A Space

Article ID: 171658

Article Last Modified on 6/24/2004



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft SNA Server 3.0 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft SNA Server 4.0



This article was previously published under Q171658


SYMPTOMS

After you start the 3270 applet that ships with the SNA Windows 95 client, the applet may report back an error that the SNA Base was not loaded. The applet experiences a page fault and stops responding.

CAUSE

Snakrnl.dll is not correctly handling the space character in the pathname of the SNA client application.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SNA Server versions 3.0 and 3.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This problem was corrected in the latest SNA Server version 3.0 U.S. Service Pack. For information on obtaining this Service Pack, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):

S E R V P A C K


MORE INFORMATION

Below is an internal trace where the Regname should be set to Win3270.exe.

   fffd080f|fffd1a87 \semcreg.c 602 GetTransportBase Searching
      TransportBase
   from registry, default: 0
   fffd080f|fffd1a87 \semcinit.c 2638 GetRegname Module file name:
      C:\PROGRAM
   FILES\SNA95\SYSTEM\WIN3270.EXE
   fffd080f|fffd1a87 \semcinit.c 2685 GetRegname Env now: PROGRAM
   FILES\SNA95\SYSTEM\WIN3270.EXE
   fffd080f|fffd1a87 \semcinit.c 2709 GetRegname Regname is set to PROGRAM
   fffd080f|fffd1a87 \semcinit.c 2734 GetRegname Service already running
      with this name: PROGRAM
   fffd080f|fffd1a87 \snadmod.c 229 sbpuinit DMOD init failed !
                

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