NDIS Library Functions
Note NDIS 5. x has been deprecated and is superseded by NDIS 6. x. For new NDIS driver development, see Network Drivers Starting with Windows Vista. For information about porting NDIS 5. x drivers to NDIS 6. x, see Porting NDIS 5.x Drivers to NDIS 6.0.This section summarizes the set of NDIS-supplied functions and macros that NDIS drivers use to communicate with the system and with other NDIS drivers.
NDIS miniport drivers can call the functions described in the following topics:
NDIS protocol drivers can call the functions described in the following topics:
NDIS intermediate drivers can call functions described in the following topics:
However, NDIS intermediate drivers have no use for certain NdisXxx functions, such as DMA functions, that support communication with a physical NIC.