Re: What is a device driver?

Re: What is a device driver?

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Posted by colin on September 18, 2001 at 15:57:01:

In Reply to: What is a device driver? posted by Rob on September 17, 2001 at 22:21:14:

Devices dont understand operating systems language so a small piece of software is used to sit between the operating system and the device to inform it how to do what it should. The device can be any part of a PC you can think of from a hard drive to a BIOS chip to an IDE controller, the software making it work is the driver.

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