RemoveLock rule (wdm)

The RemoveLock rule specifies that calls to IoAcquireRemoveLock and IoReleaseRemoveLock are used correctly. Moreover, at the end of the IRP_MJ_PNP or IRP_MJ_POWER routine, the driver should not hold the RemoveLock.

Driver modelWDM

How to test

At compile time

Run Static Driver Verifier and specify the RemoveLock rule.

Use the following steps to run an analysis of your code:
  1. Prepare your code (use role type declarations).
  2. Run Static Driver Verifier.
  3. View and analyze the results.

For more information, see Using Static Driver Verifier to Find Defects in Drivers.

Applies to


See also

Using Remove Locks



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