NET_BUFFER Architecture

This section provides high level information about NET_BUFFER structures and related data structures and functions. NET_BUFFER structures provide an efficient means to package and manage network data.

The following topics are included in this section:

Network Data Structures

Retreat and Advance Operations

Obtaining Pool Handles

Dispatch IRQL Tracking

Send and Receive Operations

Ethernet Send and Receive Operations

Derived NET_BUFFER_LIST Structures