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Generic driver and real specfic drivers

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Hello Geeks,
Coming to the point. Can anyone please tell me exactly What is a "generic driver" and a "specific real driver" ???
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Generic Driver = one that does the basic job but doesn't run anything else. A specific example may be a generic sound drive will play sound but won't record off the internal microphone.
Specific Driver = one written for the hardware in question. A sound driver for a specific chip will funtion everything that it's meant to.
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