Jaap Stolk jwstolk at
Sat Jun 24 20:11:28 CDT 2006

On 6/25/06, Ivan Leo Puoti <ivanleo at> wrote:
> Jaap Stolk wrote:
> > from what I could google, code=c0000096 means that a privileged
> > instruction was found.
> This is to be expected. DispatchDeviceControl is the function in the driver which handles the IO for
> the kernel (in this case our fake kernel). If it's a driver it obviously must need to do something
> that has to be done in ring 0, such as running a privileged instruction. For safedisc, we have some
> hardware emulation which will run the privileged instructions it needs. What you'll probably have to
> do is find the instructions the particular driver needs (you can find it in
> c:\windows\system32\drivers) and emulate it somehow, which may or may not be possible.
> Ivan.

Thanks Ivan.
I did some IRC with Vitaliy, and he came to the conclusion that the
outport() code was probably the result of messed up code/stack, since
the program doesn't use any hardware or locks. I will look into it


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