[fpc-pascal] writing device driver using FPC
marc.pub at finistware.com
Thu Apr 5 13:01:44 CEST 2007
Bisma Jayadi a écrit :
>> What kind of windows driver? First choose that. There are lot´s and
>> lot´s of types of windows drivers.
> Device driver for a custom hardware connected through USB port.
Ok, this will depend on the chip you used on your device for USB.
Most of the chips comes with a SDK and drivers, so it's as simple as a
Of course, some chips have better SDK than others.
>> I´ve already seen a framework to write VXD drivers using Delphi, but
>> that will be of no use if you don´t want a VxD but another type of
> This is my first time writing a device driver, so I don't really
> understand what are the differences between .vxd and .sys driver type.
> Most important is, I want to write it using pascal language and avoid
> as much as possible to use C. I think I need to learn more about this
> and come back here later with more precise questions.
vxd were the virtual device drivers for windows up to 98/Me. Since 2000
and XP, it's not working anymore.
Most of the blue screens in these times were bad VxD ;o)
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