General Settings:Allow DMA Transfers

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short name: Allow DMA

Requires: Base Development System

Classes: PXI Instr, GPIB BoardInterface, VXI/GPIB-VXI/VME RBD Instr, Instr, VXI/GPIB-VXI MBD Instr, GPIB Instr, VXI/GPIB-VXI/VME MemAcc, Serial Instr, VXI Servant

Specifies whether I/O accesses should attempt to use DMA (TRUE) or Programmed I/O (FALSE). In some implementations, this property may have global effects even though it is documented as a local property. This behavior affects performance and not functionality.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Permissions Read/Write


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