Re: Stopping my ATL service failed

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Thu, 11 May 2006 00:58:01 -0700
Yes, You're right.

But I tried with the various delay.
If I increase the time of 10 seconds every 10 seconds, I have the same error.

To Brian, as you can see it in the code, my thread make nothing except
consumed time. No resource is used.


"Alexander Nickolov" wrote:

Any reason you are upping your estimate by 10 seconds every
3 seconds? After two minutes your estimate is whopping 390
seconds = 6.5 minutes...

Alexander Nickolov
Microsoft MVP [VC], MCSD

"Fred" <> wrote in message


I've created a ATL service in VC++ (unmanaged code) on Visual Studio 2005.
Everything works fine.

But I still have a problem to stop my service.

During its termination, my service needs time to communicate with external
components (about 5 minutes).

When I stop my service from the "Control manager", my service enters in a
STOP_PENDING state. I start a independant thread which refresh its status
calling regularly SetServiceStatus.

But the "Control Manager" generates a 1053 error after a timeout of about

After several days of work, I can't find the reason, so need help.

For information, there is my code:

void CMyServiceModule::OnStop()
     m_status.dwWaitHint = 10000;
     m_status.dwCheckPoint = 1;

     _beginthread( StopFunct, 0, (void *) this );

     // PostThreadMessage(m_dwThreadID, WM_QUIT, 0, 0);

void StopFunct( void *ch )
     CMyServiceModule *pThis= (CMyServiceModule *)ch;

     DWORD dwStart = GetTickCount();
     dwStart += 300000;
    while (dwStart>GetTickCount()) {
          pThis->m_status.dwWaitHint += 10000;

    PostThreadMessage(pThis->m_dwThreadID, WM_QUIT, 0, 0);

I used the SetServiceStatus which came from the parent class

void CAtlServiceModuleT::SetServiceStatus(DWORD dwState) throw()
m_status.dwCurrentState = dwState;
::SetServiceStatus(m_hServiceStatus, &m_status);

Thanks in advance....


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