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Synopsis, Arguments, Context, and Version Applicability
For many HBA drivers,
entry point routine merely calls the
Additional initialization is coded in the
CFG_ADD subfunction to the
entry point routine,
which executes for each configured device.
Differences between versions
For DDI versions prior to version 8,
is called only for DLKMs,
not for statically-linked drivers.
For DDI 8 and later drivers,
entry point is called
to initialize statically-linked drivers
as well as DLKMs.
For SDI drivers that use
DDI versions prior to version 8,
the HBA driver's
routine should call the
(or, for earlier SDI drivers
that do not support autoconfiguration, the
to install the interrupt vectors,
with an argument of the address of
The HBA driver can then
enable HBA interrupts
and register the HBA with SDI.
``Dynamically-loadable kernel modules (DLKM)'' in HDK Technical Reference
19 June 2005
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