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Visual studio kernel debuggin could not load kernel symbols RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    While using visual studio 2012 for kernel debugging, I am unable to download symbols from microsoft symbol server.

    I set the symbol file paths correctly. Upon running .sympath command, below is the output that i got.

    symbol search path is: srv*;http://referencesource.microsoft.com/symbols;http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols;D:\17-09-2014\08-09-2014\Win7Debug\x86

    Expanded Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols;http://referencesource.microsoft.com/symbols;http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols;d:\17-09-2014\08-09-2014\win7debug\x86

    I am unable to execute any  command because of this issue. How to get the symbols loaded correctly?

     
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:04 PM

All replies

  • I tried .symfix and .reload commands. THat didn't help.

    Looks like this is a network issue. However i checked my firewall settings and found that visual studio is being allowed through firewall.

    Where else can i look for the problem?

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:14 PM
  • Type "!sym noisy" to enable verbose symbol logging. When you're done, type "!sym quiet" to disable the logging

     -Brian


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