WinDriver Technical Documents:
Version Index

WinDriver Technical Documents:
Version Index
73 Technical Documents

ID Subject Product Version
2 Enabling legacy PCI configuration space read/write for identifying PCI devices on Windows WinDriver 10.3.1 and above
3 Preallocating contiguous DMA buffers on Windows WinDriver 11.1.0 and above
5 Using WinDriver to develop in Visual Basic WinDriver 11.1.0 and below
7 WinDriver for Windows NT 4.0 — supported service pack WinDriver 8.0.2 and below
8 When trying to install WinDriver v5.2.0 on my PC, using the Linux RedHat 7.2 distribution, I got unresolved symbol errors pertaining to alloc_kiovec() and free_kiovec(). How can I resolve these errors? WinDriver 5.2.X
10 Does WinDriver support development in C#? WinDriver 7.0.0 and above
11 Can WinDriver be used to develop for the Windows Embedded CE 6.0 operating system? WinDriver
13 What is the wddebug Debug Monitor utility and how can I use it? WinDriver
14 How do I use the Debug Monitor utility on VxWorks? DriverBuilder 5.4 and below
19 Debugging your driver code with WinDriver WinDriver
20 Can I run two different device drivers, both developed with WinDriver, on the same machine? WinDriver
24 If a variable requires a pointer to be assigned to it, as in pBuffer = &dwVal, how do I do it in Visual basic (which does not support pointers)? WinDriver 11.1.0 and below
25 I am trying to install WinDriver v5.0.5 on a machine running Linux SuSE 8.0, which uses the 2.4.18-4 Linux kernel. But the 'make install' command fails with this error:
unresolved symbol kmap_pagetable
WinDriver 5.2.0 and below
26 Can I use WinDriver to define additional serial/parallel ports, using a PLX card? WinDriver 6.2.3 and below
27 How do I detect the location of my USB device on my Windows PC? WinDriver 6.2.0 and above
28 What is the Kernel PlugIn for WinDriver? WinDriver
32 I would like to execute in the kernel some pieces of code written in Delphi or in Visual Basic, using the Kernel PlugIn. Is it possible? WinDriver 11.1.0 and below
35 When trying to build my WinDriver application from MS Visual Studio, I get the following error:
int_io.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __beginthreadex
How can I resolve this?
36 How can I use WinDriver to generate a diagnostics driver code for Borland C++ Builder 6.0? WinDriver 11.1.0 and below
38 I need to call WD_Transfer() and WD_UsbTransfer() in the Kernel PlugIn. From where do I get hWD to pass to these functions? WinDriver
43 Developing 32-bit Applications for 64-bit Architectures WinDriver 9.2.1 and above
44 Sending debug information from WinDriver's kernel module to a kernel debugger WinDriver 5.0.4 and above
45 What are the COPY_TO_USER_OR_KERNEL and COPY_FROM_USER_OR_KERNEL macros and when should they be used? WinDriver
47 Does WinDriver support Scatter/Gather DMA on Linux? WinDriver 5.2.0 and above
49 Replacing the driver for PCI/USB devices on Windows 2000: I tried to install new INF files for my Plug-and-Play devices on Windows 2000, using wdreg, but the OS keeps installing the old INF files from a previous WinDriver version. How can I resolve this? WinDriver 6.0.2–10.3.0
50 WinDriver Operating Systems Support — Versions Overview WinDriver
53 How do I reset my USB device using version 5.2.2 of WinDriver? WinDriver 5.0.4–5.2.2
54 Sample InstallShield procedure for installing the driver on a Windows machine WinDriver 5.2.2 and below
55 Buffer Overrun Error: WDU_Transfer() sometimes returns the 0xC000000C error code. What does this error code mean? How do I solve this problem? WinDriver 6.0.0 and above
57 Driver installation on Plug-and-Play systems (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP) — WinDriver version 5.0.5 and earlier WinDriver 5.0.5 and below
62 Kernel PlugIn Driver Installation — General Guidelines WinDriver
63 When compiling the WinDriver module on Linux machine, I get the following error:
usr/include/linux/modversions.h:1:2: #error Modules should never use
kernel-headers system headers, but headers from an appropriate kernel-source
WinDriver 6.2.2 and below
64 Linux contiguous-buffer DMA allocations — 128KB limitation WinDriver 8.0.1 and below
65 WinDriver For Solaris — 32-bit Architecture Support WinDriver 9.0.1 and below
66 WinDriver for Solaris SPARC — 33Mhz * 33MB PCI Bus Support WinDriver 9.0.1 and below
67 Can I use DriverBuilder to develop an Ethernet network driver for VxWorks? DriverBuilder 5.4 and below
68 I am trying to use DriveBuilder for VxWorks, but I fail downloading windrvr.o to the target. I get a message that the following symbols were unresolved: pciConfigInlong, pciConfigOutLong. DriverBuilder 5.4 and below
69 I am using DriverBuilder for VxWorks. I loaded pci_diag.out and ran pci_diag_main, but if failed with the following error message: Error loading driver DriverBuilder 5.4 and below
70 What are the names of the entry points routines for your various DriverBuilder VxWorks sample programs: wddebug.out, pci_dump.out, etc.? DriverBuilder 5.4 and below
71 When running the PCI diagnostics application on a VxWorks machine, I get the following error message when trying to open the board: Card does not have all items expected for MyDrive. DriverBuilder 5.4 and below
79 Does WinDriver support 64-bit data transfers? WinDriver 5.2.0 and above
80 I have a PLX 9050 card, but I cannot access the card's memory with WinDriver's PLX 9050 diagnostics utility. I am using the P9050_Read/WriteXXX() functions. WinDriver 6.2.3 and below
83 When using multiple PLX 9050 cards I occasionally get the error Do_card_lock failed: item already in use, and pci_dump indicates a memory resource overlap in BAR0. I can sometimes resolve this by moving cards to other PCI slots. WinDriver 6.2.3 and below
84 Upgrading your WinDriver version WinDriver 8.1.1 and above
85 How do I extract the string descriptors contained in the Device and Configuration descriptor tables? WinDriver 6.2.2 and above
86 How do I detect that a USB device has been plugged in or disconnected? WinDriver
87 How do I setup the transfer buffer to send a null data packet through the control pipe? WinDriver
89 WinDriver driver distribution to a target Windows machine — versions 4.2.0–5.0.5b WinDriver 4.2.0–5.0.5b
90 Installing an INF file for PCI/USB devices on Windows Plug and Play systems in WinDriver versions 4.20–5.05 WinDriver 4.2.0–5.0.5
91 Does WinDriver USB support isochronous streaming mode? WinDriver 9.0.0 and above
92 I used the DriverWizard to listen to the floppy disk interrupt (IRQ 6) successfully on my Windows machine. But when I try to listen to the mouse interrupt (IRQ 12) or to the keyboard interrupt (IRQ 1), I get the following error message: Cannot enable interrupt — might be in use by another device WinDriver
93 WinDriver installation on Linux RedHat 7.3 kernel version 2.4.18-4 gives this error: linux_wrappers.c:405: too few arguments to function 'do_munmap_Rd007fc14'   make:*** [LINUX.2.4.18-3/linux_wrappers.o] WinDriver 5.2.1 and below
95 Does WinDriver support development for PCMCIA devices? WinDriver 6.2.2 and above
96 Is it possible to write my own parallel port driver using WinDriver? WinDriver
105 Listening to PCI interrupts with the DriverWizard WinDriver
107 When performing data transfers with WD_UsbTransfer(), what is the significance of the USB_SHORT_TRANSFER and USB_FULL_TRANSFER flags (versions 5.0.4–5.2.2)? WinDriver 5.0.4–5.2.2
109 I fail to use windrvr.vxd from WinDriver v5.0.5 on Windows 98; the Debug Monitor has this message: USB is not implemented on this OS.
The windrvr.sys driver works well.
WinDriver 6.0.3 and below
110 When installing WinDriver v5.0.5 on my Linux machine, I get the following warning:
Warning:loading /lib/modules/misc/windriver.o will taint the kernel:
no license
WinDriver 5.0.5 and below
111 Distributing your WinDriver v5.2.x based driver to a target Windows machine WinDriver 5.2.X
113 Distributing your KernelDriver based driver to a target Windows machine (versions 5.2.x–6.1.x) KernelDriver 5.2.2–6.1.x
114 KernelDriver USB for Windows NT 4.0 (version 5.1.x) — Distributing Your Driver KernelDriver 5.1.X
115 How can I improve the rate of the interrupt handling when using DriverBuilder for VxWorks? WinDriver 5.2.2–5.4
116 WinDriver PCI/ISA API Version Changes WinDriver
117 WinDriver USB API Version Changes WinDriver
118 I tried to generate Delphi code for my USB device with the DriverWizard from version 6.0.0 of WinDriver, but it seems that not all the relevant files are generated? WinDriver 6.0.0–6.0.1
119 I used the DriverWizard from version 6.0.0 of WinDriver to generate Visual Basic code for my USB device, but while WDU_Transfer() works correctly, the specific transfer functions — WDU_TransferBulk(), etc. — are not working as expected. WinDriver 6.0.0
120 Distributing your WinDriver-based driver to a target Windows PC — WinDriver Version 8.1.x–11.8.0 WinDriver 8.1.x–11.8.0
124 When trying to intsall WinDriver on my Windows PC I got the following error:
16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem path to the program that you are trying to start or install C:\Winnt\System32\autoexec.nt
The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications.
WinDriver 6.2.3 and below
127 WinDriver Upgrade: Version 6.2.x -> Version 7.x and above WinDriver 6.2.x and above
128 Does WinDriver support development of drivers for the .NET framework? WinDriver 7.0.1 and above
130 Distributing your WinDriver-based driver to a target Windows PC — WinDriver version 8.0.x WinDriver 8.0.x
131 Upgrading from WinDriver version 7.x–8.1.0 to a newer version WinDriver 7.x and above
132 Distributing your WinDriver-based driver to a target Windows PC WinDriver 11.9.0 and above