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Spotlight on Oracle 10.5 - Release Notes

System Drivers Page

The System Drivers page shows details of the Windows kernel drivers and file system drivers on the current system.

To open the Services page

  1. Select the Spotlight on Windows connection in the Spotlight Browser.
  2. Click Processes | System Drivers.

The System Drivers table contains the following information for each device.

Note: Not all of these columns will be visible by default. To view hidden columns, right-click a column heading and choose Organize Columns... from the shortcut menu.

Column Description

Driver

The name of the driver as reported to the system. The "tree bar" to the left of the names is a dependency tree, showing all drivers that depend on the particular driver.

Description

The "friendly" name of the driver.

Type

Shows if the device is a Kernel or File System driver.

State

Shows if the driver is Running or Stopped.

Start Mode

This shows how the driver acts when Windows starts.

  • Automatic — Starts every time the system starts, after the Boot and System devices start.
  • Manual — Requires manual startup or another service or device to request its startup.
  • Disabled — Does not start and cannot be manually started.
  • Boot — Starts every time the system starts, before any other devices start.
  • Demand — Starts when the device is detected or needed for a specific event.
  • System — Starts every time the system starts, after the Boot devices start.

Accepts Stop

Identifies whether a driver can be stopped. This information is available only for currently running devices.

File

Shows the file location of the device. This cannot be retrieved for all devices.

 

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