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Microsoft KB Archive/924848

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Article ID: 924848

Article Last Modified on 3/28/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems



SYMPTOMS

When you try to start an Itanium-based version of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 in debug mode, the computer may stop responding. The problem may occur if the computer has a checked kernel and is using 2 terabytes of RAM.

CAUSE

The problem occurs because the debug version of the following functions do not contain the correct volatile qualifier for the PushLock.Ptr API:

  • ExReleasePushLockExclusive
  • ExReleasePushLockShared
  • ExReleasePushLockSharedAssumeSingleOwner


RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003


Hotfix information

To resolve this problem, install the hotfix that is described in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

924897 FIX: You may experience problems with the operating system on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems and has a Dual-Core Intel Itanium 2 Processor 9000 Series processor


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages


For more information about the terms that are used in this article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Keywords: kbwinserv2003sp2fix kbwinxppresp3fix kbfix kbbug kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbprb kbexpertiseadvanced KB924848