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WDM for file system filter driver?

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
Hi,
Is it possible to write a WDM driver for a file system filter driver? So
that I can have a single driver for both Win 98 and Win 2000 platforms. I am
not familiar with WDM and would like to hear some suggestions from the list.
Any book recommended for WDM? Thanks in advance!

Regards,
Sin Lam

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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    No. WDM is only for hardware devices, not for file systems or file
    system filter drivers.

    --Diane

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Tan Sin Lam [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2000 5:06 PM
    To: File Systems Developers
    Subject: [ntfsd] WDM for file system filter driver?


    Hi,
    Is it possible to write a WDM driver for a file system filter driver?
    So
    that I can have a single driver for both Win 98 and Win 2000 platforms.
    I am
    not familiar with WDM and would like to hear some suggestions from the
    list.
    Any book recommended for WDM? Thanks in advance!

    Regards,
    Sin Lam


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  • OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
    > Hi,
    > Is it possible to write a WDM driver for a file system filter driver? So
    > that I can have a single driver for both Win 98 and Win 2000 platforms.

    Absolutely not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    (Sorry...)

    >I am
    > not familiar with WDM and would like to hear some suggestions from the
    list.
    > Any book recommended for WDM? Thanks in advance!
    >

    See the Windows 9X IFS FAQ:

    <http://www.pcausa.com/resources/ifsqlist.html&gt;

    Also the page:

    <http://www.pcausa.com/resources/otherres.htm&gt;

    For some additional book suggestions.

    Regards,

    Thomas F. Divine

    PCAUSA - Toolkits & Resources For Network Software Developers
    NDIS Protocol - TDI Client - Windows 95 Redirector
    <http://www.pcausa.com&gt;


    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Tan Sin Lam <[email protected]>
    To: File Systems Developers <[email protected]>
    Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2000 8:05 PM
    Subject: [ntfsd] WDM for file system filter driver?


    > Hi,
    > Is it possible to write a WDM driver for a file system filter driver? So
    > that I can have a single driver for both Win 98 and Win 2000 platforms. I
    am
    > not familiar with WDM and would like to hear some suggestions from the
    list.
    > Any book recommended for WDM? Thanks in advance!
    >
    > Regards,
    > Sin Lam
    >
    >
    > ---
    > You are currently subscribed to ntfsd as: [email protected]
    > To unsubscribe send a blank email to $subst('Email.Unsub')
    >
  • OSR_Community_User-35OSR_Community_User-35 Member Posts: 154
    Er, yeah, the problem is that the Win9x IFS manager and the filesystem
    drivers do not interact via anything like the WDM/NT model of device-
    objects, IRPs and file objects. The FSDs are VxDs. So a WDM filter
    has nothing to attach to.

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Dave Cox
    Hewlett-Packard Co.
    HPSO/SSMO (Santa Barbara)
    https://ecardfile.com/id/Dave+Cox


    -----Original Message-----

    > Hi,
    > Is it possible to write a WDM driver for a file system filter driver? So
    > that I can have a single driver for both Win 98 and Win 2000 platforms.

    Absolutely not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    (Sorry...)

    <snip>
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