StartDeviceWait rule (wdm)

The StartDeviceWait rule specifies that the driver should not call KeWaitForSingleObject in the context of start device IRP.

Driver model: WDM

How to test

At compile time

Run Static Driver Verifier and specify the StartDeviceWait 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

IoSetCompletionRoutine KeInitializeEvent KeWaitForSingleObject