This function initializes a host controller interface plus any platform-specific hardware and structures.

DWORD HcdPdd_Init(
  DWORD dwContext 


  • dwContext
    [in] Pointer to a string indicating the active registry key for the HC driver.

Return Values

A pointer to PDD-specific data structure indicates success. NULL indicates failure.


This function executes at system initialization to detect and configure the host controller interface hardware. As part of the processing for this function, the HcdMdd_CreateHcdObject function initializes the MDD and host controller interface hardware.


OS Versions: Windows CE 1.0 and later.
Header: Ohcdddsi.h or Uhcdddsi.h.

See Also

HcdMdd_CreateHcdObject | USB Drivers

 Last updated on Tuesday, May 18, 2004

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