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New Contributor I
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Intel EXPI9301CT, Firewire, BSOD Target_mdl_too_small, Stop: 0x00000040 (0,0,0,0)

Hi,

P.S. This is a lower priority problem than what is being discussed here:

When I play music from WAV files on my PC through a LaCie Firewire 800 PCI adapter and am connected to the internet the PC periodically dies with:

BSOD

Target_mdl_too_small

Stop: 0x00000040 (0,0,0,0)

While staring at the blue screen there is warbling coming out of the speakers.

I recovered by powering off/on and not playing music while connected to the internet.

I did a little research:

search: https://www.google.com/search?q=bsod+Target_mdl_too_small https://www.google.com/search?q=bsod+Target_mdl_too_small

TARGET_MDL_TOO_SMALL blue screen errors can be caused by a variety of

hardware, firmware, driver, or software issues.

search: bsod target_mdl_too_small lacie stop 0x40

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff558972%28v=vs.85%29.aspx https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff558972%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

"This is a driver bug. A driver has called the IoBuildPartialMdl

function and passed it an MDL to map part of a source MDL,

but the target MDL is not large enough to map the entire range

of addresses requested."

My PC is :

7.5 year Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R motherboard

Windows XP service page 3

Intel EXPI9301CT 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI-Express Desktop Adapter Gigabit CT,

which is being used instead of the integrated "Realtek RTL8168/8111 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet NIC" connected to Verizon FiOS.

Question: is there any debugging I can do to figure out why this is happening.?

Thanks,

Bill

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Valued Contributor I
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Hi Bill,

For this issue, we recommend to contact the firewire adapter support. In the meantime, we'll try to fix your network connection problem.

Sincerely,

Sandy

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New Contributor I
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Hi Sandy,

The only odd thing is, the entire system was working fine, for years, until I installed the Intel Ethernet card.

I will eventually continue with the firewire driver research, but for now, I have to turn the PC over to someone else for a few months and they won't be using the Intel Ethernet card.

This item can be closed.

Thanks,

Bill

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Valued Contributor I
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Hi Bill,

System changes during installation may have affected the card. Should you find anything, feel free to contact us.

Sincerely,

Sandy

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