Deep Dive Jolt Awards Hi all, i used File System Filter driver example which belong’s to “Sergey Podobry” and i want to send some data from driver to my application using “DeviceIoControl”. A pointer to a variable that receives the size of the data stored in the output buffer, in bytes. Do you need your password? Sends a control code directly to a specified device driver, causing the corresponding device to perform the corresponding operation. Read the question carefully.

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Calling DeviceIoControl

Most Deviceioconttol Stories Blogs. To specify a device name, use the following format: Deep Dive Jolt Awards To specify a device name, use the following format:. DeviceIoControl can accept a handle to a specific device. Your application should call DeviceIoControl again with the same operation, specifying a new starting point.

View the list of supported HTML tags deviceiocontrl can use to style comments. If the output buffer is too small to hold all of the data but can hold some entries, some drivers will return as much data as fits.

Note that since this is an “OEM” device rather than a standard device type defined by the operating systemI must use a value in the range 0x to 0xFFFF. Rather, it is called just before my driver is unloaded. Email Required, but never shown.


Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. Remarks To retrieve a handle to the device, you must call the CreateFile function with either the name of a device or the name of the driver associated with a device.

DeviceIoControl function

Filter drivers are risky in that poorly written filter drivers can compromise the functionality of the driver on which they are layered. High Performance Computing in Finance: When an application passes the symbolic link name to CreateFile and then sends deviceiocnotrol, write, or IOCTL commands to that file handle, the requests are routed to my driver, because my driver created the target device object.

However, when you open a communications resource, such as a serial port, you must specify dilter access. This email is in use. The NT device driver model supports another command, however: That’s a risky practice, since a bug in a filter driver usually is capable of causing many more problems than a bug in code that just sends an IOCTL command.

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Please Sign up or sign in to vote. Currently we allow the following HTML tags in comments: For example, to open a handle to the logical drive A: When a driver supports more than one custom IOCTL command, this value must be different for each command.


After such an operation, the value of lpBytesReturned is meaningless. To retrieve a device handle, use the CreateFile function. Use the other CreateFile parameters as follows when opening a device handle: This doesn’t really give my sample application something to talk to yet, though, because device object names are not directly accessible deviceiocontrool user-mode applications.

The final argument describes what kind of access the application must specify when opening a handle to this device. Provide an answer or move on to the next question.

The format of this data depends on the value of the dwIoControlCode parameter. If this parameter is not NULL and the operation returns data, lpBytesReturned is meaningless until the overlapped operation has completed.

You can deviceeiocontrol install the sample driver by calling CreateService. The device is typically a volume, directory, file, or stream.