Runtime Code Patching – Not for the Faint of Heart

I have been involved in several conversations recently that have revolved around the joys of runtime code patching. I am always shocked to hear people say that they are ok with this idea of code patching at runtime. Moreover – it shocks me that they think it is easy to get right! I do think…

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Getting the Crashing Stack From a Bugcheck

Sorry for the long delay on posting – I have been slammed lately. I decided to write a post about debugging and take a short break from the bare metal stuff we have been discussing as of late. 🙂 When a bugcheck occurs in Windows, the following basic sequence of events occurs: 1. An exception (“exception”…

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