Power Management for NDIS Miniport Drivers

This section describes:

  • The power management services that NDIS provides for NDIS miniport drivers.

  • The miniport driver requirements for supporting power management.

  • How NDIS sets the power policy for a network interface card (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 Old Miniport Drivers

How NDIS Sets the Power Policy for a NIC

Avoiding NDIS Power Management Problems

 

 

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