Re: Scope of UMDF
- From: "Abhishek R [MSFT]" <abhishekr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 12:43:05 -0800
Also, with UMDF, your user-mode driver will get device semantics such as
integration with Win32 IO and with PnP and Power management.
"Don Burn" <burn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
With all the logic in one application, you cannot use the device easily
for a second application. In addition you can provide standard interfaces
with UMDF. Years ago, I made a lot of money in the mini-computer era
converting applications that knew how to talk devices into drivers that
could be used by a variety of applications.
Don Burn (MVP, Windows DDK)
Windows 2k/XP/2k3 Filesystem and Driver Consulting
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"Armageddon" <Armageddon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
"Maxim S. Shatskih" wrote:
Kernel mode driver cannot send IRPs to the UDMF reflector.
Then I fail to see what the point of UMDF is. If it can't participate in
driver stack(NDIS, storage, etc) then I don't see how UMDF is any better
putting all the logic in the application and using WinUSB.