Re: Uninstalling device driver - OS2

This is a discussion on Re: Uninstalling device driver - OS2 ; Good written driver should not require reboot when is installed or uninstalled. The only problem is when some application is using it, Windows wants to reboot the system. Close application that are using the driver. p Michael M. Kang wrote: ...

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  1. Re: Uninstalling device driver

    Good written driver should not require reboot when is installed or
    uninstalled.

    The only problem is when some application is using it, Windows wants to
    reboot the system. Close application that are using the driver.

    p

    Michael M. Kang wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > Is there a way to uninstall and reinstall a device driver without
    > rebooting? Are there any utility programs or Dos APIs?
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Michael Kang



  2. Re: Uninstalling device driver

    Eh? WINDOWS wants to reboot the system??

    This is OS/2. OS/2 doesn't have on-the-fly driver unloads (except
    perhaps by some hacks).

    Suddenly, Pawel sprang forth and uttered these pithy words:
    > Good written driver should not require reboot when is installed or
    > uninstalled.
    >
    > The only problem is when some application is using it, Windows wants to
    > reboot the system. Close application that are using the driver.
    >
    > p
    >
    > Michael M. Kang wrote:
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > Is there a way to uninstall and reinstall a device driver without
    > > rebooting? Are there any utility programs or Dos APIs?
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > > Michael Kang

    >
    >


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