Bug Check Bug Check 0x18E: KERNEL_PARTITION_REFERENCE_VIOLATION
The KERNEL_PARTITION_REFERENCE_VIOLATION bug check has a value of 0x0000018E.
This error indicates that a partition was improperly dereferenced. This normally occurs when a kernel-mode driver doesn't properly dereference partition objects. It can also occur when a serious data corruption occurs in the kernel.
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The following parameters are displayed on the blue screen.
Parameter 1 indicates the type of failure. The meaning of the other parameters depends on the value of Parameter 1.
|Parameter 1||Parameter 2||Parameter 3||Parameter 4|
|0x0 : A partition with a non-zero hard reference count is being deleted.||Pointer to the partition.||Number of outstanding hard references.||Reserved|
|0x1 : The system partition is being deleted||Pointer to the partition.||Reserved||Reserved|
|0x2 : A partition with outstanding ex work queue items is being deleted.||Pointer to the partition.||Pointer to the ex work queue with outstanding items.||Reserved|