DASPI Kernel Extension - Make MKV

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by GarrettL1979, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Feb 15, 2012
    Just started my first MKV right now, and I noticed Make MKV recommended that a DASPI kernel extension be installed to improve performance. Does anyone know what this means?
  2. macrumors 68040


    Oct 29, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    OSX use something call ""OS access mode" which restrict direct access to the optical drives to 3er party software, this could cause some issues when ripping media.

    DASPI kernel extension would allow MakeMKV to access optical drive directly, eliminating all problems related to "OS access mode". Installing DASPI driver won't change any system behavior - MakeMKV will not unmount or lock the disc for exclusive access, and disc will be still accessible in finder or any other program.
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Feb 15, 2012
    Wirelessly posted

    So it's a food idea to download it for my iMac?

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