what is dma mode

Discussion in 'DSTT' started by sumarth, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. sumarth

    sumarth Newbie

  2. tedmg09130913

    tedmg09130913 GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 23, 2007
    United States
    DMA mode is direct memory access mode for faster access to the microsd card. However people have reported problems with certain games when dma mode is used. I won't try to give a longer explanation in these forums. If you want more information I suggest you use the google search engine.
  3. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

    Jan 24, 2006
    Wikipedia has a good article on DMA.

    Basically you should try and use DMA when possible, unless a game has trouble with it. It can help stop stuttering when movies play back in some ds games and other things.
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