[ros-dev] Re: [ros-svn] [hpoussin] 18448: Big Plug-and-Play patch for ReactOS:

Gge gerard.gatineau at laposte.net
Wed Oct 19 21:50:48 CEST 2005

hpoussin at svn.reactos.com wrote:
> Big Plug-and-Play patch for ReactOS:
> - Install drivers for devices at first boot
> - Remove now useless entries in hivesys.inf
> At the moment, driver installation only uses .inf files in ReactOS\Inf directory, and the needed files have to be in ReactOS\Inf or their final location (ReactOS\system32 or ReactOS\system32\drivers) + the user can't provide a custom driver
> Plug-and-Plays devices are only USB controllers (OHCI and UHCI) and serial ports now.
> Updated files:
> trunk/reactos/bootdata/hivesys.inf
> trunk/reactos/ntoskrnl/io/driver.c
> trunk/reactos/services/umpnpmgr/umpnpmgr.c

How the nic driver ( realtek 8139 for example )  can be installed now ?
Upto now , it was installed manually by adding "rtl8139 entries"  in the 
registry ( hiveinst.inf file) as per wiki driver page.


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