Writing Windows VxDs and Device Drivers / Edition 2

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Overview

Software developer and author Karen Hazzah expands her original treatise on device drivers in the second edition of Writing Windows VxDs and Device Drivers. The book and companion disk include the author's library of wrapper functions that allow the progr

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879304386
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 1/12/1996
  • Series: R&D Developer Series
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 479
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Hazzah is a professional software developer. Her experience includes developing device drivers for DOS, Windows, and OS/2, using both C and assembly language. She has also published articles on this and other subjects in such journals as Windows Developer's Journal and Windows Tech Journal.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 The Virtual World of Windows 9
Ch. 3 How Windows Implements the Virtual Environments 19
Ch. 4 Introduction to VxDs 37
Ch. 5 A Skeleton VxD 55
Ch. 6 VxD Talks to Hardware 79
Ch. 7 Handling Hardware Interrupts in a VxD 107
Ch. 8 VxDs for Virtualization 127
Ch. 9 Plug and Play: The Big Picture 171
Ch. 10 Plug and Play Device Driver VxDs 183
Ch. 11 Communication from Applications to VxDs 215
Ch. 12 Communication from VxDs to Applications 245
Ch. 13 Introduction to 16-bit Driver DLLs 289
Ch. 14 Driver DLLs: Connecting to the Hardware 303
Ch. 15 Driver DLL: Interrupt Handling 325
Ch. 16 Driver DLLs: Using DMA 361
Ch. 17 Driver DLLs: Using Real Mode Services 367
Ch. 18 Thunks: Calling from 32-bit to 16-bit 393
Ch. 19 Driver DLLs: Using Timers 415
App. A Intel Architecture 421
App. B Using Assembly Language with Your VxD Written in C 433
Index 465
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