Archived copy of A Swedish wolf in Norway

Miscellaneous technobabble from a Swede in Norway.

You know you are doing low-level software development when…

Published: 2008-04-09 16:04:15

…your 88-line C++ program blue-screens Windows XP. (To Microsoft’s defense, the crash was actually in one of the Novell Netware drivers, but still, an operating system should simply never crash.)

Tags: bluescreen development windows


Can you show me the code?

It was something with a SCSI IOCTL on the handle to a Netware drive. Can’t remember exactly anymore, and I don’t think I kept a copy of the code­…

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