Microsoft KB Archive/924111

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Article ID: 924111

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows CE 5.0
  • Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder 5.0



SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:

  • You store files in the Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 flash file system until the flash file system is almost full.
  • You delete all the files in the flash file system.
  • You repeat the store action and delete action several times.

In this case, the compactor thread of the flash file system may stop. When this problem occurs, you cannot store files on the flash file system until the flash file system is restarted.

Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

CompactorThread(0x1) failed; unable to compact!!!

RESOLUTION

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (August 2006). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section of this article. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is:

Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type


For example: Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:

837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products


Prerequisites

This software update is supported only if all previously issued software updates for this product have also been applied.

Restart requirement

After you apply this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To clean the platform, click Clean on the Build menu. To build the platform, click Build Platform on the Build menu. You must restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Software update replacement information

This software update does not replace any other software updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes or the later file attributes that are listed in the following table.

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wincepb50-060831-kb924111-x86.msi Not Applicable 475,648 31-Aug-2006 20:42 x86

The English version of this software update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Fal.lib Not Applicable 87,780 22-Aug-2006 17:04 x86


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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