Writing SR-IOV PF Miniport Drivers

This section discusses the requirements and guidelines for writing an NDIS miniport driver for the PCI Express (PCIe) Physical Function (PF) of a single root I/O virtualization (SR-IOV) network adapter.

This section includes the following topics:

Initializing a PF Miniport Driver

Managing NIC Switches

Managing Virtual Ports

Managing Virtual Functions

Halting a PF Miniport Driver

INF Requirements for PF Miniport Drivers

Note For information on how to write a miniport driver for a PCIe Virtual Function (VF) of the SR-IOV network adapter, see Writing SR-IOV VF Miniport Drivers.