Monthly Archives: May 2005

Talking about Samsung’s 40-inch OLED TV: pics – Engadget – www.engadget.com

I’m really excited about the future of OLED – I’ve been hoping it hits mainstream faster than bluetooth.  This article got me excited (as well as stumbling across an MP3 player that already uses OLED).  Hopefully we won’t be waiting long. … Continue reading

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Memory Access breakpoints

One of the things that I’ve been using a lot lately is memory access breakpoints.  I’ve found them really helpful for tracking down some ref-counting bugs, but they’re also great for catching data corruption. The basic idea is this – … Continue reading

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breaking at initial process creation

Windbg and friends has a default initial breakpoint that gets called after dependant dlls have been loaded so that you can get right to business debugging your app – but what if you want to debug the loading of those … Continue reading

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finding where a bad HRESULT is returned

t ; z (@eax != 0x8007000EL) What does this cryptic command do for you?  I was recently helping a friend debug a failure where an error hresult was returned but it was the kind of error that could have been coming … Continue reading

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