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NT DDK on Win9x

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
i remember this has been talked before, but now i need to know what one
needs to do to install NT DDK4 on win95/win98.

thanks,

---javed
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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    As you ask the question, just insert the CD and install. The CD does not
    care if it is installing on 9x or NT. I have a DDK directory on my 98
    machine with 98ddk, nt4ddk, and nt5ddk subdirectories.

    Now, if you want to build NT drivers on you 98 machine, that is a different
    story. There is no direct way to do it. You have to create a batch file
    that sets up the environment correctly before calling build. Once you have
    everything set up properly build should have no idea it is not running on
    NT.

    -Evan Hillman

    >
    > i remember this has been talked before, but now i need to know what one
    > needs to do to install NT DDK4 on win95/win98.
    >
    > thanks,
    >
    > ---javed
    >
  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    hi evan ,
    As javed asked about installing Nt DDK on 9x machines .I tried what you said but
    at the end of installation i got a message that the DDK was not successfully installed.
    Does it require the NT SDK to be installed before DDK.Or do i have to exclude some components
    during installation.

    Ajitabh

    Ajitabh Prakash
    Sr.Software Engineer
    Future Software
    480/481 Nandnam,Chennai

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Evan Hillman [SMTP:[email protected]]
    Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 8:32 PM
    To: NT Developers Interest List
    Subject: [ntdev] RE: NT DDK on Win9x

    As you ask the question, just insert the CD and install. The CD does not
    care if it is installing on 9x or NT. I have a DDK directory on my 98
    machine with 98ddk, nt4ddk, and nt5ddk subdirectories.

    Now, if you want to build NT drivers on you 98 machine, that is a different
    story. There is no direct way to do it. You have to create a batch file
    that sets up the environment correctly before calling build. Once you have
    everything set up properly build should have no idea it is not running on
    NT.

    -Evan Hillman

    >
    > i remember this has been talked before, but now i need to know what one
    > needs to do to install NT DDK4 on win95/win98.
    >
    > thanks,
    >
    > ---javed
    >


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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    The NT4 DDK is not officially supported on win98. The error message is
    accurate, there were problems in the install. As the earlier poster
    mentioned, all the samples and tools have been installed. The documentation
    system is functional. It is even possible to get the build tools working,
    you will have to fiddle with the startup shell scripts. But this is NOT a
    supported configuration for building NT drivers. You need an NT4 machine to
    build drivers correctly.

    The W2K ddk appears to install without problems on win98_SE.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: Ajitabh Prakash [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 3:01 AM
    To: NT Developers Interest List
    Subject: [ntdev] RE: NT DDK on Win9x


    hi evan ,
    As javed asked about installing Nt DDK on 9x machines .I tried what
    you said but
    at the end of installation i got a message that the DDK was not
    successfully installed.
    Does it require the NT SDK to be installed before DDK.Or do i have
    to exclude some components
    during installation.

    Ajitabh

    Ajitabh Prakash
    Sr.Software Engineer
    Future Software
    480/481 Nandnam,Chennai

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Evan Hillman [SMTP:[email protected]]
    Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 8:32 PM
    To: NT Developers Interest List
    Subject: [ntdev] RE: NT DDK on Win9x

    As you ask the question, just insert the CD and install. The CD does not
    care if it is installing on 9x or NT. I have a DDK directory on my 98
    machine with 98ddk, nt4ddk, and nt5ddk subdirectories.

    Now, if you want to build NT drivers on you 98 machine, that is a different
    story. There is no direct way to do it. You have to create a batch file
    that sets up the environment correctly before calling build. Once you have
    everything set up properly build should have no idea it is not running on
    NT.

    -Evan Hillman

    >
    > i remember this has been talked before, but now i need to know what one
    > needs to do to install NT DDK4 on win95/win98.
    >
    > thanks,
    >
    > ---javed
    >


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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    Ajitabh,

    I don't remember the error when installing, but it has been a while. It
    probably an error as the install script attempted to install the "checked"
    and "free" build environments, in which case I would not have paid attention
    to it since that was an expected thing.

    Mark is of course correct about the configuration not being supported. The
    drivers I have build this way have worked as well as when I built them under
    NT4, but even then I would only build release code under NT4. I chose to
    investigate this route since my primary dev system is Win98 with a large
    hard drive, and setting up for dual boot with nt4 is painful. Prior to this
    I used the Win2000 beta to build my NT drivers. This worked fine.

    -Evan

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: [email protected]
    > [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of Roddy, Mark
    > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 6:52 AM
    > To: NT Developers Interest List
    > Subject: [ntdev] RE: NT DDK on Win9x
    >
    >
    > The NT4 DDK is not officially supported on win98. The error message is
    > accurate, there were problems in the install. As the earlier poster
    > mentioned, all the samples and tools have been installed. The
    > documentation
    > system is functional. It is even possible to get the build tools working,
    > you will have to fiddle with the startup shell scripts. But this is NOT a
    > supported configuration for building NT drivers. You need an NT4
    > machine to
    > build drivers correctly.
    >
    > The W2K ddk appears to install without problems on win98_SE.
    >
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Ajitabh Prakash [mailto:[email protected]]
    > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 3:01 AM
    > To: NT Developers Interest List
    > Subject: [ntdev] RE: NT DDK on Win9x
    >
    >
    > hi evan ,
    > As javed asked about installing Nt DDK on 9x machines .I tried what
    > you said but
    > at the end of installation i got a message that the DDK was not
    > successfully installed.
    > Does it require the NT SDK to be installed before DDK.Or do i have
    > to exclude some components
    > during installation.
    >
    > Ajitabh
    >
    > Ajitabh Prakash
    > Sr.Software Engineer
    > Future Software
    > 480/481 Nandnam,Chennai
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Evan Hillman [SMTP:[email protected]]
    > Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 8:32 PM
    > To: NT Developers Interest List
    > Subject: [ntdev] RE: NT DDK on Win9x
    >
    > As you ask the question, just insert the CD and install. The CD does not
    > care if it is installing on 9x or NT. I have a DDK directory on my 98
    > machine with 98ddk, nt4ddk, and nt5ddk subdirectories.
    >
    > Now, if you want to build NT drivers on you 98 machine, that is a
    > different
    > story. There is no direct way to do it. You have to create a batch file
    > that sets up the environment correctly before calling build.
    > Once you have
    > everything set up properly build should have no idea it is not running on
    > NT.
    >
    > -Evan Hillman
    >
    > >
    > > i remember this has been talked before, but now i need to know what one
    > > needs to do to install NT DDK4 on win95/win98.
    > >
    > > thanks,
    > >
    > > ---javed
    > >
    >
    >
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