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Loads the interrupt descriptor table register (IDTR) with the value in the specified memory location.

void __lidt(
        void *Source);


Parameter Description

[in] Source

Pointer to the value to be copied to the IDTR.

Intrinsic Architecture


x86, x64

Header file <intrin.h>

The __lidt function is equivalent to the LIDT machine instruction, and is available only in kernel mode. For more information, search for the document, "Intel Architecture Software Developer's Manual, Volume 2: Instruction Set Reference," at the Intel Corporation site.

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