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Writing Windows Device Drivers with C

Writing Windows Device Drivers with C

Writing Windows Device Drivers with C

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Has anyone ever used C to write device drivers? Are there any "to the point" tutorials or books on using C to write device drivers? Any help at all will be appreciated.

RE: Writing Windows Device Drivers with C

Yes: one of the nice features of C is void*.  You can put anything there and get anything out.  Very error prone but absolutely brilliant for device drivers.

Try www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/node/1238/pdf.  This is for Linux.

Basically the API requires a few entry points: attach, open, read, write, close, detach, misc.  Some don't have attach and detach.  

RE: Writing Windows Device Drivers with C

(OP)
thanks for the info, xwb. gonna check out the link you provided. will let you know how things are progressing.

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