FIX: The Windows Embedded CE Test Kit (CETK) storage device tests may fail when a flash-based storage device uses the new flash driver model that is introduced in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the existing Windows Embedded CE Test Kit (CETK) storage device tests to communicate with a flash-based storage device, the CETK storage device tests may fail. This problem occurs when the flash-based storage device uses the new flash driver model that is introduced in Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2.

Note This problem is a problem in the CETK storage device tests. This problem is not a problem in the new flash driver model.

RESOLUTION

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 6.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (April 2008). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section of this article. The package file name contains the product version, date, Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example: Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in KB article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products

Prerequisites

This software update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product are also installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To clean the platform, click Clean on the Build menu. To build the platform, click Build Platform on the Build menu. You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This software update does not replace any other software updates.

File information

The English version of this package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
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File nameFile sizeDateTime
Wincepb60-080411-kb950687-armv4i.msi890,36811-Apr-200819:39
Wincepb60-080411-kb950687-mipsii.msi937,98411-Apr-200819:39
Wincepb60-080411-kb950687-mipsii_fp.msi938,49611-Apr-200819:39
Wincepb60-080411-kb950687-mipsiv.msi945,66411-Apr-200819:39
Wincepb60-080411-kb950687-mipsiv_fp.msi946,68811-Apr-200819:39
Wincepb60-080411-kb950687-sh4.msi888,32011-Apr-200819:39
Wincepb60-080411-kb950687-x86.msi890,36811-Apr-200819:39
The English version of this software update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Disktest.dll84,48008-Apr-200820:17pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\armv4i
Disktest_perf.dll51,20008-Apr-200820:17pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\armv4i
Flshwear.dll68,09608-Apr-200820:17pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\armv4i
Rwtest.dll35,84008-Apr-200820:17pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\armv4i
Rw_all.dll28,16008-Apr-200820:17pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\armv4i
Disktest.dll96,76808-Apr-200817:56pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii
Disktest_perf.dll59,39208-Apr-200817:56pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii
Flshwear.dll80,89608-Apr-200817:56pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii
Rwtest.dll40,96008-Apr-200817:56pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii
Rw_all.dll31,74408-Apr-200817:56pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii
Disktest.dll96,76808-Apr-200822:41pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii_fp
Disktest_perf.dll58,88008-Apr-200822:41pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii_fp
Flshwear.dll80,89608-Apr-200822:41pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii_fp
Rwtest.dll40,96008-Apr-200822:41pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii_fp
Rw_all.dll31,74408-Apr-200822:41pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsii_fp
Disktest.dll105,98409-Apr-200803:26pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv
Disktest_perf.dll62,97609-Apr-200803:26pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv
Flshwear.dll86,01609-Apr-200803:26pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv
Rwtest.dll43,00809-Apr-200803:26pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv
Rw_all.dll33,79209-Apr-200803:26pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv
Disktest.dll105,98409-Apr-200801:04pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv_fp
Disktest_perf.dll62,46409-Apr-200801:04pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv_fp
Flshwear.dll86,01609-Apr-200801:04pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv_fp
Rwtest.dll43,00809-Apr-200801:04pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv_fp
Rw_all.dll33,79209-Apr-200801:04pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\mipsiv_fp
Disktest.dll71,16809-Apr-200805:44pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\sh4
Disktest_perf.dll44,03209-Apr-200805:44pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\sh4
Flshwear.dll58,36809-Apr-200805:44pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\sh4
Rwtest.dll31,23209-Apr-200805:44pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\sh4
Rw_all.dll25,60009-Apr-200805:44pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\sh4
Disktest.dll68,60809-Apr-200808:00pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\x86
Disktest_perf.dll40,96009-Apr-200808:00pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\x86
Flshwear.dll53,76009-Apr-200808:00pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\x86
Rwtest.dll29,69609-Apr-200808:00pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\x86
Rw_all.dll24,06409-Apr-200808:00pb\cepb\wcetk\ddtk\x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2 introduces a new flash driver model that changes a part of the interface to the flash-based storage device.

For more information about the CETK tests, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa934353.aspx
For more information about the CETK storage device tests, visit the following MSDN Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb203117.aspx
For more information about the Storage Device Block Driver API Test, visit the following MSDN Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms894964.aspx
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 950687 - Last Review: May 5, 2008 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2
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