Overview of Miniport Driver Operations and Functions (NDIS 5.1)

Note NDIS 5. x has been deprecated and is superseded by NDIS 6. x. For new NDIS driver development, see Network Drivers Starting with Windows Vista. For information about porting NDIS 5. x drivers to NDIS 6. x, see Porting NDIS 5.x Drivers to NDIS 6.0.

This section provides an overview of miniport driver operations, such as initializing and sending data. These operations involve the use of both MiniportXxx functions and NdisXxx functions. This section also provides an overview of the MiniportXxx functions that miniport drivers export and the NdisXxx functions miniport drivers call.

This section includes the following topics:

Miniport Driver Operations

Miniport Driver Upper-Edge Functions

NDIS Functions Called by Miniport Drivers

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