ExRaiseDatatypeMisalignment function (ntddk.h)

The ExRaiseDatatypeMisalignment routine can be used with structured exception handling to throw a driver-determined exception for a misaligned data type that occurs when a driver processes I/O requests.

Syntax

void ExRaiseDatatypeMisalignment();

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return value

None

Remarks

ExRaiseDatatypeMisalignment raises an exception with the exception code set to STATUS_DATATYPE_MISALIGNMENT.

Because ExRaiseDatatypeMisalignment can only be used at IRQL = PASSIVE_LEVEL, only high-level drivers typically use this routine — for example, file system drivers.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Available starting with Windows 2000.
Target Platform Universal
Header ntddk.h (include Ntddk.h)
Library NtosKrnl.lib
DLL NtosKrnl.exe
IRQL PASSIVE_LEVEL (see Remarks section)
DDI compliance rules IrqlExPassive, PowerIrpDDis, HwStorPortProhibitedDDIs

See also

ExRaiseAccessViolation

ExRaiseStatus

IoAllocateErrorLogEntry

KeBugCheckEx