February, 2010

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  • The NDIS blog

    The difference between a miniport and a miniport driver

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    A grammatical kinship between NDIS and tennis If you've ever programmed a WDM driver, you're probably familiar with the difference between a DRIVER_OBJECT and a DEVICE_OBJECT. In NDIS, we also differentiate between a driver and a running instance created...
  • The NDIS blog

    Simplifying your OID request handler

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    One request at a time, please While we have lots of documentation on MSDN, occasionally the high-level concepts get drowned out by all the details. Today I want to draw attention to an important point regarding OID requests. Recall that protocols...
  • The NDIS blog

    Removing a non-removable device

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    A surprise indeed From time to time, miniport authors ask us whether they really have to support surprise removal.  After all, they explain, their device is embedded in the system — it’s not physically possible to remove it without a soldering iron...
  • The NDIS blog

    The NDIS Blog: We’re back!

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    Now with witty subtitles Lately things have been quiet on the NDIS blog. But that’s about to change, because we’ve got some new blog posts lined up for you. We’ll start things off this week with a discussion on OID requests. If you would like to...
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