Unhandled exception in old DOS application
vanl at megsinet.net
Tue May 14 20:23:56 CDT 2002
"Medland, Bill" wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: M.H.VanLeeuwen [mailto:vanl at megsinet.net]
> > Sent: Monday, May 13, 2002 7:33 PM
> > To: wine-devel at winehq.com
> > Subject: Unhandled exception in old DOS application
> > Hi,
> > I hope this is the correct place to ask...
> > Up until the 20020411 wine release my old DOS application
> > worked well...for the
> > last ~2 years. (Thanks all of you!)
> > With both 20020411 and 20020509 releases the wine issues an
> > Unhandled exception
> > report and starts the debugger.
> > bash-2.05$ wine cardload.exe -- -a340
> > -f"c:\\\winapps\\\winphone\\\cardload.hex"
> > Could not stat /mnt/fd0 (No such file or directory), ignoring drive A:
> > Warning: unprotecting the first 64KB of memory to allow
> > real-mode calls.
> > NULL pointer accesses will no longer be caught.
> > wine: Unhandled exception, starting debugger...
> > err:int:DOSVM_Loop MsgWaitForMultipleObjects returned
> > unexpected value.
> > This application just downloads firmware (cardload.hex) to an
> > old ISA card.
> > What can be done to fix this, where should I begin looking to
> > fix it, who
> The first thing I'd do is see which "fix" broke it. That requires getting
> the code out of the cvs itself. Basically I do an almost binary search
> between when I know it "worked" and when I know it failed and what area of
> code was affected.
> >From your post I presume you don't get the code from the cvs. Do you
> compile yourself or dowload rpms?
All linux apps on my systems except netscape, vmware and acroread are updated by
me from src tarballs. This system is an _old_ slackware distribution from
floppies many years ago that i've upgraded myself since the original install.
(no libc 5 cruft left on this system ;)
Guess it's time to learn CVS.
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