NetDMA Provider Services
Note The NetDMA interface is not supported in Windows 8 and later.
The NetDMA interface requires ProviderXxx functions that the NetDMA provider driver supplies to service NetDMA requests. The ProviderXxx function entry points are defined in the NET_DMA_PROVIDER_CHARACTERISTICS structure that the NetDMA provider driver passes to the NetDmaRegisterProvider function.
The NetDMA interface does not use the NetDMA provider services until after the NetDMA provider is started. For more information about starting a NetDMA provider, see Starting a NetDMA Provider.
The following ProviderXxx functions are mandatory:
The following ProviderXxx functions are optional:
If the NetDMA provider driver does not support an optional ProviderXxx function, the driver sets the entry point for that function to NULL.
The following topics describe the NetDMA provider services and the preceding ProviderXxx functions: