BugCheck2Linux Tool Brings Life After Windows BSOD
An attention-grabbing new software for PC leaves customers in a Linux shell if Home windows crashes. This BugCheck2Linux not too long ago highlighted NSG650 automobile NTDEV Twitter makes use of the bugcheck callback perform in Home windows to run an executable – even after a BSOD (Blue Display screen of Loss of life) crash. So, “Loss of life” on this case isn’t the tip, it’s precisely the place Linux begins.
It isn’t frequent information that applications can run after a Home windows BSOD, however BugCheck2Linux expands the present prospects of working executables by way of the ‘bug examine callback perform’ in addition a very totally different working system. You may study in regards to the supposed use of the bugcheck callback routine at: Learn Microsoft (opens in new tab) documentation website.
BugCheck2Linux works as a driver “working a small RISC V emulator working Linux”. The NSG650 says the display output is utilizing bootvid.dll and the enter relies on polling a PS/2 keyboard driver. The developer cites the ReactOS Undertaking for the bootvid documentation, mini-rv32ima for the RISC V emulator and Linux picture, and the OSdev Wiki for the PS/2 documentation.
Linux set up has some fairly critical limitations that may work after Home windows BSOD. For instance, the show output is restricted to 640 x 480 pixels and 16 colours, the system works solely on BIOS-based (not UEFI) methods, runs slowly, and has limitations resembling keyboard assist not permitting customers to rollback. In different phrases, this BSOD software doesn’t depart you with a contemporary Ubuntu set up.
By itself, with the ability to proceed utilizing the pc after a BSOD is spectacular, however what attracts the creativeness right here is its future potential past a small, restricted Linux working system. NTDEV will increase the chance of a Home windows PC crashing to BSOD after which immediately working Doom to empty a number of the post-crash steam. Maybe attempting to run a traditional arcade recreation like Asteroids or Galaxian after the BSOD can be a extra modest step.
If you wish to do that software, its GitHub web page supplies a step-by-step information. Mainly, you must obtain and launch the driving force strategy of the software so it may be able to run when you’re working a BSOD.
Within the video above from NTDEV, you possibly can see the Tiny11 developer crashing the Home windows 11 set up by working Winini (as Administrator) in PowerShell. Subsequent, you will notice the Linux set up working after the BSOD.
This can be a enjoyable undertaking, however please be aware of your computer systems and ensure you make common backups, simply in case.
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