Internals of NDIS driver for VIRTIO based network adapter
This document contains implementation notes of Windows network adapter driver of VirtIO network device.
Abbreviations in the document
· LSO, a.k.a. GSO, a.k.a. TSO – Large, Global, Transmit segment offload – the same thing in context of Windows driver.
· OOB – out-of-band packet data; set of structures, associated with packet
· SG – scatter-gather
· MTU – maximal transfer unit
· MSS – maximal segment size
· CS – checksum
· MDL – memory descriptor list
· WL – waiting list
· DUT – device under test