Pointless Blathering

Peter Wieland's thoughts on Windows driver development, and occasional rants about computing in general.

October, 2006

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    Does Windows have a "Scheduler"

    The question came up on the NTDEV mailing list a while back about how the "Scheduler" works in Windows … specifically about what thread it ran on and how it got control. The answer is that you should ignore this idea that there's a "scheduler" as...
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    Glossary Definition of "WDM"

    I got looped into a discussion about the WDK glossary entry for "Windows Driver Model". It got me thinking about how difficult it is to explain things in the driver space to non-driver folks. When I was working in storage I used to have this problem...
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    Meet my boss

    Nar's talk on the NT I/O manager is now up on channel 9.
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