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I am writing an UMDF2 driver which accesses some legacy PCI board.
Besides reading and writing PCI bar memory this driver needs to handle occasional interrupts from the board.
For compatibility reasons the application needs to be notified about incoming interrupts knowing that these should be processed transparrently by the driver in an ideal worls.
Would it be possible to
* initialize the default queue with WdfIoQueueDispatchParallel
* Introduce an IOCTL WAIT_FOR_INTERRUPT
// Store request in the device context so it can be completed later
// Do noting to mark request as pending, complete the request in the DPC of the interrupt
and then have the application open a thread which issues a blocking IoControl with WAIT_FOR_INTERRUPT which only returns if the request is completed from the DPC routine handling the interrupt.
My question is:
If another thread of the application calls an IOControl request with e.g. READ_REGISTER, will this request be handled by the driver even though another request in the same queue is not completed? I have initialized the default queue as WdfIoQueueDispatchParallel, but does this mean that this request reaches the driver and can be completed emediatelly?
How does WdfIoQueueDispatchParallel relate to Overlapped IO?
Thank you and all the best!
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