Windows error 0x00000218, 536

Detailed Error Information


MessageWaiting for a process to open the other end of the pipe.
Declared inwinerror.h

This appears to be a raw Win32 error. More information may be available in error 0x80070218.

HRESULT analysis[2]

This is probably not the correct interpretation of this error. The Win32 error above is more likely to indicate the actual problem.

This code indicates success, rather than an error. This may not be the correct interpretation of this code, or possibly the program is handling errors incorrectly.

Reserved (R)false
Reserved (X)false
FacilityCode0 (0x000)
DescriptionThe default facility code.[2][1]
Error Code536 (0x0218)

Possible solutions


AMD A8-3850 APU with Radeon HD 6550D increase power (Memory, Clocks)


According to this, the AMD Radeon HD 6550D supports a maximum of 1024 MiB shared memory. However, your particular motherboard only supports 512 MiB shared memory (source).1

The GPU frequency of the AMD A8-3850 (unlike the A8-3870K) is locked and cannot be tweaked.

The benchmarks I found that claimed that some (certainly not most) recent games are playable were taken using (1024 MiB) DDR3-1866 memory. You are using DDR3-1333 memory, which is almost 30% slower. Although the CPU itself can barely benefit from the speed increase, even DDR3-1866 memory is rather slow for a GPU if you compare it to the GDDR5 memory used in dedicated graphics cards.

So, to take full advantage of your GPU would require buying a new motherboard and faster memory. A dedicated graphics card will probably come cheaper and achieve better results.

1 For reference, you can tweak the amount of shared memory in AdvancedNorth Bridge ConfigurationShared Memory in the BIOS.

answered on Super User Feb 10, 2013 by Dennis • edited Mar 14, 2013 by Dennis

pvcreate not able to initialize physical volume


It seems your hdd (/dev/vda5) is already been used in your ubuntu-vg. I think you can not use same hdd partition in 2 different PV's. or you can not add it again.

answered on Stack Overflow Jan 26, 2018 by asmudeen


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  1. winerror.h from Windows SDK 10.0.14393.0

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