Device driver

Known as: Graphic driver, Hardware driver, Software driver 
In computing, a device driver (commonly referred to simply as a driver) is a computer program that operates or controls a particular type of device… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
This paper presents SUD, a system for running existing Linux device drivers as untrusted user-space processes. Even if the device… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Faulty device drivers cause significant damage through down time and data loss. The problem can be mitigated by an improved… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Device drivers are notorious for being a major source of failure in operating systems. In analysing a sample of real defects in… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The internal libraries of Linux are evolving rapidly, to address new requirements and improve performance. These evolutions… (More)
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2008
2008
This paper sketches the design and implementation of DeviceDriver Analyzer for x86 (DDA/x86), a prototype analysis tool for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This article presents a new mechanism that enables applications to run correctly when device drivers fail. Because device drivers… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Bugs in kernel-level device drivers cause 85% of the system crashes in the Windows XP operating system [44]. One of the sources… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Motivated by the proliferation of wireless-enabled devices and the suspect nature of device driver code, we develop a passive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We propose a method to reuse unmodified device drivers and to improve system dependability using virtual machines. We run the… (More)
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1996
1996
We describe the design and performance of code added to the Mach microkernel (Mach 4.0, version UK02p21) that permits one to… (More)
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