Power Management for NDIS Miniport Drivers (NDIS 5.1)

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 x has been deprecated and is superseded by NDIS 6.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 describes the following:
  • The power management (PM) services that NDIS provides for NDIS miniport drivers.

  • The miniport driver requirements for supporting PM.

  • How NDIS sets the power policy for a NIC.

This section includes the following topics:

Required and Optional OIDs for Power Management

Device Power States for NICs

Network Wake-Up Events

Handling an OID_PNP_QUERY_POWER OID

Handling an OID_PNP_SET_POWER OID

Power Management Considerations for Gigabit Ethernet NICs

Power Management for Legacy Miniport Drivers

How NDIS Sets the Power Policy for a NIC

Avoiding NDIS Power Management Problems

 

 

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