Re: NT/Linux Driver?

Alan Cox (
Fri, 2 May 1997 20:56:40 +0100 (BST)

> The question I have is how many Windows NT kernel-level routies is a NT
> device driver allowed to call? Because we would need to supply all of
> the routine NT supplies to allow drivers to hook into interrupts, the
> routines drivers use to access the virtual memory subsystem to do DMA,
> etc.

Almost all of them, and some of the HAL ones are quite low level. I did
look at this for NDIS 4.0 network drivers. Asynchronous bios services we
can do with a bit of vm86 magic, some very dodgy interrupt controller
emulation and the like but not alas I suspect NT drivers