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Re: Win95/98 questions

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
> Sources of information for writing Windows 95/98 (file system) drivers

The MSDN Library - January 2000
DDK Documentation
Windows 95 DDK
Windows 95 Documentation
Design Guide
Storage Technology Reference
Chapter 3: MS-DOS / Win32 Installable File System
Chapter 12: SCSI Port Driver Services Reference
Chapter 13: MS-DOS / Win32 File System Driver
You can buy this on CD, or it's all free (beer) online at
It is also at
(You can find this easily from .)
Windows 98 DDK
Related Driver Documentation
Windows 95 Documentation
Design Guide
Storage Technology Reference

Also search for "Windows 95 File System" at and come up with:
Inside the Windows 95 File System by Stan Mitchell
The title is poor (just like Rajeev Nagar's book's title), it sounds like it
will describe the on disk structure of FAT, but it is all about the various
layers of the file system code and how to plug in.

Hopefully you've passed through general programmer newbieness before
entering kernel mode/driver newbieness..

- Jay

>From: [email protected]
>Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2000 5:48:18
>X-Message-Number: 1
>Dear All!
>I know this is not Win95 discussion group, but i really need help :(
>Maybe you know where to get sample driver that perfom file io on IOP
>Subject: newbie questions
>From: Saulius Krasuckas <[email protected]>
>Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2000 20:18:26 +0300 (EET DST)
>X-Message-Number: 3
> I know this is not a list for developers for other Win-OSes, different
>from WinNT, but maybe everyone developer could explain/recommend/give me
>any book/url/other references on how to develop (for example) SCSI
>miniport drivers, running on all win32 platforms. I believe it is very
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