Win2000 client crash (Driver IRQL not less or equal)

Alex Angelopoulos alex "at" bittnet.com
Tue, 05 Mar 2002 14:16:04 +0000


:
: I would have only thought it would be a problem if the VNC window was on
the
: SIS card? Also I haven't had any other trouble with the card with other
: apps. (Plus it worked in 98)
:
: > On reboot, what kind of error
: > mesages do you have in the log (if any prior to the generic "unexpected
: > reboot").
:
: Which log should I look for it in?
:
:
: Anyway when it's safe to crash my computer I'll try disabling the card and
: see what VNC does.
:
LOL

Most probably not the issue then; there are odd things that can happen, but
it's not a good idea to go on a witch hunt until you've found the correct
witch...

IN the logs, the most likely one to show an event is the system log, followed
by the application log.  I am *hoping* that it flags an error before dying.
Not only an event form VNC or the video system, but a network event logged
within seconds of when it chokes could be the cause.

One other thing - when it's safe to crash your computer - could you grab a
*tiny* bit more of the blue-screen? the first 8 digits or so are usually good,
after that its all the debug information that no one but someone trying to run
a shuttle launch would worry about.
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