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Does anybody know how to do with DMA(Direct Memory Access)?
I know how to use software clock and hardware interrupt.
But for my system it seems little slow so, I wolud like
how to use DMA method.
Smoe source will be more helpful.
Thanks in advance
 
 
 
   
 
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by:nils pipenbrinck
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What exactly do you want to do with DMA.

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saneesh100 earned 300 total points
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Hello..
 You can control the DMA through It's ports and with it's command ID's . If u want ot perfomr huge memory transfer u can use int15 service 88 for it . It will use DMA internally.

  U can refer IBM programmers manuel for more rference and DOS 5.0 a develepors guide for more details.
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by:ulganee
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Thanks for all

I want to control printer port using DMA.

I don't know how to handshake with periperal using DMA controller.


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