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Bug Check 0xF8: RAMDISK_BOOT_INITIALIZATION_FAILED

The RAMDISK_BOOT_INITIALIZATION_FAILED bug check has a value of 0x000000F8. This indicates that an initialization failure occurred while attempting to boot from the RAM disk.

Important Info If You Have Received a STOP Code

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If you received a blue screen error, or stop code, the computer has shut down abruptly to protect itself from data loss.

For information about how to recover from this error, see Resolving Blue Screen errors in Windows.

RAMDISK_BOOT_INITIALIZATION_FAILED Parameters

The following parameters are displayed on the blue screen.

ParameterDescription

1

Indicates the cause of the failure.

1: No LoaderXIPRom descriptor was found in the loader memory list.

2: Unable to open the RAM disk driver (ramdisk.sys or \Device\Ramdisk).

3: FSCTL_CREATE_RAM_DISK failed.

4: Unable to create GUID string from binary GUID.

5: Unable to create symbolic link pointing to the RAM disk device.

2

NTSTATUS code

3

0

4

0

 

 

 

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