Document Revision History
This table describes the changes to IOKit Device Driver Design Guidelines.
|2009-08-14||Changed links from KPI Reference to Kernel Framework Reference.|
|2007-03-06||Made minor corrections.|
|2006-11-07||Updated information on building a universal I/O Kit device driver.|
|2006-10-04||Added information on debugging on an Intel-based Macintosh and noted that KUNC APIs are unavailable to KEXTs that depend on KPIs.|
|2006-06-28||Made minor corrections.|
|2006-05-23||Made minor corrections.|
|2006-04-04||Clarified the location of the AppleGMACEthernet driver source code.|
|2005-12-06||Made minor corrections.|
|2005-10-04||Made minor bug fixes.|
|2005-09-08||Added a chapter on creating a universal binary version of an I/O Kit device driver.|
|2005-08-11||Made minor bug fix. Changed title from "Writing an I/O Kit Device Driver".|
|2005-04-29||Added description of new way to break into kernel debugging mode in OS X v. 10.4.|
|2005-04-08||Fixed typos. Reorganized Introduction chapter and added note that Objective-C does not supply I/O Kit interfaces.|
Changed outdated links, removed references to
Added information about changes in memory subsystem to support 64-bit architectures. Added a link to the AppleGMACEthernet driver source code.
Added definition of
Added note that a symboled kernel is required for the kernel debugging macros to work. Added link to Kernel Debug Kit.