The updated Storport storage driver, version 5.2.3790.274, fixes various Storport-related problems in Windows Server 2003

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the Microsoft Storport storage driver for your host bus adapter (HBA) removable storage, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
  • A memory leak occurs after an adapter is surprise removed.

    When you surprise remove a StorPort-supported adapter, up to 4 MB of non-paged Kernel mode memory may not be released.
  • A STOP D1 error occurs when an adapter is removed.

    The Storport process has a list of adapters that it manages. When adapters are created, they are added to the list. The Adapter List points to memory that is freed or reallocated. However, when an adapter is removed, the Storport process does not correctly update the list of adapters. Therefore, a STOP D1 error or memory corruption may occur.
  • The fiber channel bus type is incorrectly used.

    By default, the Storport process may incorrectly use the fiber channel bus type. The BusTypeScsi bus type setting is incorrectly ignored. The fiber channel bus type is represented by the BusTypeFibre setting. The SCSI bus type is represented by the BusTypeScsi setting.

RESOLUTION

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Release Date: February 18, 2005

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix replaces hotfix 883646.

File information

The English version of this hotfix 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 tool in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003, x86-based versions
   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name
   -------------------------------------------------------
   18-Feb-2005  01:28  5.2.3790.274   74,240  Storport.sys
   16-Feb-2005  00:18  6.1.22.0      371,936  Updspapi.dll 
Windows Server 2003 Itanium-based Editions
   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name     Platform
   -----------------------------------------------------------------
   18-Feb-2005  01:34  5.2.3790.274  252,416  Storport.sys
   16-Feb-2005  00:18  6.1.22.0      639,712  Updspapi.dll  IA-64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, 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: 891793 - Last Review: June 5, 2006 - Revision: 2.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
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