help - System.IO.IOException: The device is not ready.

Posted on 2006-05-26
Last Modified: 2008-03-31
I cannot figure out where this comes from, all a sudden I get this error

I'm using W2K,vs 2003,sql server 2000

System.IO.IOException: The device is not ready.
[IOException: The device is not ready.
   System.IO.__Error.WinIOError(Int32 errorCode, String str) +723
   System.IO.FileStream..ctor(String path, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, FileShare share, Int32 bufferSize, Boolean useAsync, String msgPath, Boolean bFromProxy) +888
   System.IO.FileStream..ctor(String path, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, FileShare share) +45
   System.Xml.XmlDownloadManager.GetStream(Uri uri, ICredentials credentials) +73
   System.Xml.XmlUrlResolver.GetEntity(Uri absoluteUri, String role, Type ofObjectToReturn) +55
   System.Xml.XmlTextReader.CreateScanner() +384
   System.Xml.XmlTextReader.Init() +23
   System.Xml.XmlTextReader.Read() +530
   System.Xml.XmlValidatingReader.ReadWithCollectTextToken() +146
   System.Xml.XmlValidatingReader.Read() +26
   System.Xml.XmlLoader.Load(XmlDocument doc, XmlReader reader, Boolean preserveWhitespace) +80
   System.Xml.XmlDocument.Load(XmlReader reader) +72
   System.Xml.XmlDocument.Load(String filename) +78
   Dynatics.DXML.XmlContextDocument.Load(String FileName) +24
   scales2.Common.DisplaySqlExceptionMessage(SQLException Exp)
   scales2.ScaleBill_Edit.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
   System.Web.UI.Control.OnLoad(EventArgs e) +67
   System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() +35
   System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain() +731

Question by:Fraser_Admin
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    Accepted Solution

    Pretty vague description.  Not much to go on there.


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