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Consider the following scenario, you have a Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2-based device that uses an ARM processor and that has the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5 installed. You attach the Just-In-Time (JIT) debugger to debug a managed application on the device. In this scenario, you receive a "Prefetch Abort" exception.
This problem occurs if the managed application's memory usage exceeds 32 MB. In this situation, the computed offset targets an incorrect branch of code to handle the breakpoints.
Software update informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
PrerequisitesThis update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the device after you apply this software update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace any other updates.
File informationThe 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.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
After you install the update, the JITCodeBufferSizeLimitEnabled registry entry is added under the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETCompactFrameworkregistry subkey. The registry type is DWORD. When the value of the entry is set to 1, the application memory is limited to 32 MB.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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