How to Develop a Flash Media Driver (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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You can develop a flash media driver (FMD) to perform the input and output of data to a flash memory device. To do this, you must add support for the FMD functions to your driver. Once you have added support for the FMD functions, you can then debug your flash media driver to verify that it is functioning properly.

Hardware and Software Assumptions

To track your progress in the following table, select the check box next to each step.

 StepTopic
1. Add support for the required FMD functions to your driver.

The following list shows the required FMD functions:

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2. Build your driver.

When building your driver, verify that your driver links to the Fal.lib link library.

Building a Device Driver from the Command Line
3. Create a basic sample application that implements the FMD functions. This sample application will be used to debug your FMD.Not applicable
4. Debug your driver in Platform Builder by setting a breakpoint in the entry point for each of the FMD functions for your driver.
Note   You will need to reboot your target device and reload your driver to confirm that the driver executes to the breakpoint.
Setting a Breakpoint at a Source Code Line
5. Download your run-time image to your target device.Downloading a Run-Time Image
6. If you want to verify that your driver loads and functions correctly, run your sample application until you reach the breakpoints you previously set.

For more information on troubleshooting debugging a driver, see Troubleshooting: Debugging a Driver.

Launching an Application While the Debugger Is Running

Running the Debugger Until a Breakpoint Is Reached

See Also

How-to Topics | Flash Media Drivers | Block Drivers | Block Driver Architecture | How to Configure a Run-Time Image to Support a Flash Media Device


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