Minimum reasonable latency Was: Re: ZynAddSubFX was: Re: [linux-audio-dev] some new soundfiles on-line

fons adriaensen fons.adriaensen at
Thu May 19 22:00:56 UTC 2005

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 06:11:29PM +0200, Ralf Beck wrote:

> The only reasonable ways to achive lower latencies is to sync jack to an
> interrupt source with higher interrupt frequency than the soundcard or to
> change jack so it subdivides its period into smaller periods and busy wait
> to equally spread the subperiods over the jack period.

If you want a latency < 2 periods, yes, that is one solution. But if your
system supports the extra overhead of subdividing a period, it would run
equally well with a shorter period...


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