Why kernel debug engine doesn't break on kernel-mode traps?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Drivers' started by Eugene Muzychenko, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Hello!

    In kernel debugging mode (for example, with WinDbg), there is no way
    to get a first-chance break on some exceptions (divide by zero,
    integer overflow, page fault in non-paged area etc.). Why NT debug
    engine does not break into debugger processing these exceptions but
    generates a bugcheck first?

    Eugene Muzychenko, Nov 8, 2011
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