Bug Check 17C: PDC_LOCK_WATCHDOG_LIVEDUMP

The PDC_LOCK_WATCHDOG_LIVEDUMP bug check has a value of 0x0000017C. This indicates that a thread has been holding the PDC lock for too long.

Important

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PDC_LOCK_WATCHDOG_LIVEDUMP Parameters

Parameter Description
1 The thread holding the PDC lock.
2 Lock watchdog timeout in milliseconds.
3 Reserved.
4 Reserved.

Cause


A thread has been holding the PDC lock for too long. A livedump is created to provide information to investigate.

(This code can never be used for a real bugcheck.)

Resolution


Use the debugger !thread command to display the thread holding the lock that is provided in parameter 1. Analyze that code to determine why it is holding the lock beyond the timeout period.

See Also


Bug Check Code Reference

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