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Peerblock.exe - Application Error & Uncaught Exception
May 20, 2010 01:44AM
Hello, just reporting the following messages in sequence of when they appear..... when things start to crash. Thanks :-)

1ST MESSAGE
Peerblock.exe - application error
The application fails to initialize properly (0xc0000142). Click on OK to terminate the application

2ND MESSAGE
Mozilla Crash Reporter

3rd MESSAGE
Uncaught exception
Build Number: 31003090320
File: \mainproc.cpp
Line: 985
Type:class win 32_error
Function: DeviceioControl
Error Code: 1450
Message: Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service.
Re: Peerblock.exe - Application Error & Uncaught Exception
May 20, 2010 02:43AM
Heya gimmeabreak.

I'm sorry to hear you experiencing this problem. I don't recall similiar case happening before. As per this thread (link: [forums.peerblock.com] ), could you please provide as much information as possible to try to help make it easier to figure this problem out for you?



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 05/20/2010 02:44AM by Tippy.
Re: Peerblock.exe - Application Error & Uncaught Exception
May 20, 2010 08:13AM
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This problem (Issue #212) happen because Windows is unable to handle some of the allocations required during list-cache generation.  Our current theory is that it's unable to allocate new contiguous chunks of memory from one of the special kernel memory-pools (the "nonpaged pool").  This pool is of a fixed size, so even if you have many many gigabytes of memory it will only be a small amount of memory there.  Some drivers/games/etc. can leak memory in this pool, or else "fragment" it with small allocations, such that when we request a large contiguous block Windows is unable to provide it.

Unfortunately it's very difficult to troubleshoot this problem, especially since none of us devs have been able to reproduce it on our machines. 

Sorry, wish we had better news for you,

        ---  Mark  ---




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