Linux vs. Windows device driver model: architecture, APIs and build environment comparison
Jun 01, 2016, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Device drivers are parts of the operating system that facilitate usage of hardware devices via certain programming interface so that software applications can control and operate the devices. As each driver is specific to a particular operating system, you need separate Linux, Windows, or Unix device drivers to enable the use of your device on different computers.