Programming the Microsoft Windows Driver Model

Walter Oney

  • 出版商: MicroSoft
  • 出版日期: 1999-11-13
  • 售價: $1,750
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,663
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 626
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0735605882
  • ISBN-13: 9780735605886
  • 已絕版



Learn to write drivers the easy waywith help from a Windows Driver Model authority.

Microsofts new driver model for Windows 98 and Windows 2000 supports Plug and Play, provides power management capabilities, and expands on the driver/minidriver approach. Written by device-driver expert Walter Oney in cooperation with the Windows DDK team, this book provides extensive practical examples, illustrations, advice, and line-by-line analysis of code samples to clarify real-world driver-programming issues. Topics covered include:

An introduction to the Windows Driver Model architecture
Programming techniques, including error handling, memory and data-structure management, and registry and file access
Synchronization and driver development in a multitasking, multiprocessor environment
Creating and processing I/O request packets
Taking advantage of Windows 98 and Windows 2000 Plug and Play support
Techniques for reading from and writing to devices
Installation and power management
Creating filter drivers, controlling hardware, and logging errors
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Developing device drivers for the new universal serial bus (USB) architecture
Installing WDM drivers
Understanding Windows 98 compatibility

An electronic version of this book is available on the companion CD.