FIX: A Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device that has a BinFS formatted partition cannot start when you set the COMPRESSION flag to OFF

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Windows Embedded Compact 7-based device.
  • The device has a Binary Romimage File System (BinFS) formatted partition that contains the run-time image.
  • You set the COMPRESSION flag to OFF in the CONFIG section of the Config.bib file as follows:
    CONFIG
    COMPRESSION=OFF
  • You try to start the device.
In this scenario, the device cannot start. Additionally, you receive the following message while in debug mode:
VMProcessPageFault: still looping

RESOLUTION

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update March 2012. In the "File information" section, the package file name contains the processor type.

Note This Windows Embedded Compact 7 monthly update is available for download from the following Microsoft Download Center website: 
Windows Embedded Compact 7 Updates

Prerequisites

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

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:
  • On the Build menu, click Clean Solution, and then click Build Solution.
  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package 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.
Files that are included in this update package
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File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
File.cpp18,76223-Mar-201203:24Private\Winceos\Coreos\Fsd\Binfs\Src
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:19Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Checked
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:19Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Debug
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:19Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv5\Retail
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:20Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Checked
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:20Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Debug
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:20Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv6\Retail
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:21Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:21Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:21Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:22Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Checked
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:22Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:22Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:23Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Checked
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:23Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug
Binfs.lib7,74223-Mar-201203:22Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail
Binfs.lib7,88823-Mar-201203:24Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Checked
Binfs.lib7,88823-Mar-201203:23Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug
Binfs.lib7,88823-Mar-201203:23Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail
Binfs.lib7,88823-Mar-201203:24Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked
Binfs.lib7,88823-Mar-201203:24Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug
Binfs.lib7,88823-Mar-201203:24Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

REFERENCES

For more information about Binary Romimage File System (BinFS), visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:
BinFS Registry Settings (Windows Embedded Compact 7)
For more information about the Config.bib file, visit the following MSDN website:
Binary Image Builder (.bib) File (Windows Embedded Compact 7)
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: 2693667 - Last Review: April 10, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Embedded Compact 7
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