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Find WDFMEMORY object given underlying buffer

Is there a way to find the memory object given the underlying buffer? WdfMemoryGetBuffer() provides buffer from WDFMEMORY object, is there a way to do the reverse?

Thank you


  • Doron_HolanDoron_Holan Member - All Emails Posts: 10,499

    At least when i initially implemented it, if memory allocation is less than PAGE_SIZE (roughly), the underlying buffer is allocated as a part of the underlying framework object. Essentially the start of the buffer is ALIGN_UP(object pointer + sizeof(Fx memory object)). The WDF source helps here, you probably want to look at FxMemoryBuffer::GetBuffer,, so the underlying buffer is computed

    return ((PUCHAR) this) + COMPUTE_RAW_OBJECT_SIZE(sizeof(*this));

    So if you have the underling memory pointer, subtract COMPUTE_RAW_OBJECT_SIZE from it, pass that value to !wdfkd.wdfobject and it will return the WDFMEMORY handle value.

  • Tim_RobertsTim_Roberts Member - All Emails Posts: 13,442

    Of course, that assumes it was allocated by a KMDF driver...

    Tim Roberts, [email protected]
    Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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