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What to use instead of CheckForHang/Reset in NDIS > 6.82?

Shane_CorbinShane_Corbin Member Posts: 270

The documentation I've found discourages use of CFH/Reset starting in 6.83, but doesn't recommend any replacement strategy.

If I need to reset my miniport driver due to an underlying hardware condition how do I tell NDIS that something is wrong and I need reset? Do I need to to maintain separate implementations based on NDIS version or is there a preferred single solution?


  • Jeffrey_Tippet_[MSFT]Jeffrey_Tippet_[MSFT] Member - All Emails Posts: 577

    Call NdisMResetMiniport, if you can repair the problem. If you can't repair the problem, you can coordinate with the bus driver to get a surprise removal. The details depend on the bus. For example, USB provides IOCTL_INTERNAL_USB_CYCLE_PORT (which you'd use only as a last resort, after resetting the pipe fails).

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