What we have here is a failure to communicate…(redux)

 A kind soul reminded me of another hurdle we have to leap before we can offer HID support at the user mode level.  There’s a thread running around in kernel mode that consumes input.  Since we can’t talk to that thread from our user mode drivers as yet,  HID drivers are sort of on hold.  So in short,…

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What we have here is a failure to communicate…

Hi everybody, sorry for this rather cryptic entry, but; Stephen D. you asked me a question and my reply emails are being denied at the address you supplied.  Nice to know that microsoft.com is on some company spam filter lists. 😉 I’m going to paraphrase the question for the benefit of the class though. I would like…

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And the winner is…

Well fellow travellers, it looks as though I’m going to port the wonderful 1394 Virtual Device Driver (1394vdev.sys) in to a hybrid driver.  I was pushing for this as the project for a number of reasons.  I’m familiar w/ it having supported it while working for the 1394 team.  It’s been in the WDK /…

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Synchratic Method (yes, I know it’s not a word).

As promised here is an update.  I’m still trying to nail down a sample hybrid driver for you all to play with. We’ve narrowed the contestants to two, and after the talent and judges interview portions of the show we should have a winner.So rather than let a blog post go to waste by prattling on about…

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Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends…

Hello everybody, my name is Patrick and I’ll be your guide for this blog.  As the sharper amongst you (read: all of you) will have figured out by now, this blog will focus on the world of UMDF (User Mode Driver Framework).  But we’ll also be dabbling in the KMDF (Kernel Mode Driver Framework) galaxy…

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