NdisGetSharedDataAlignment (NDIS 5.1) function
NdisGetSharedDataAlignment returns the preferred alignment for memory structures that can be shared by more than one processor.
This function has no parameters.
The boundary value, in bytes, on which drivers should align structures that can be shared by more than one processor.
Use NdisGetSharedDataAlignment to determine the best alignment for data structures that will be shared between processors. Using the returned value when allocating such structures minimizes cache effects that reduce the performance of multiprocessor systems.
System support for NdisGetSharedDataAlignment is available in Windows XP and later versions.
Build date: 3/28/2013