[linux-audio-dev] sblive hints

Aaron aamehl at pop.actcom.net.il
Sun May 29 05:00:24 UTC 2005

Hi all,

I have a soundblaster live.
I also am using debian/demudi and have a dual PIII 500 mhz.

I am looking for hints on how to optimize my card with alsa and jack

I once had found on the alsa site example of .asoundrc tailored for
the sblive but now on searching I don't see such an animal.

I want to use skype or a voice over ip in additon to audio processing.

I find that with my setup I get clicks where I can't hear the other

I am doing some mixes where I need as much umph from my system as
possible and especially my sound card. I see that when I check my
irq's my sound card is:

theone:/home/aamehl# cat /proc/interrupts
           CPU0       CPU1
  0:  190504469   36529323    IO-APIC-edge  timer  0/33792
  2:          0          0          XT-PIC  cascade  0/0
  7:          0          0    IO-APIC-edge  parport0  0/0
 14:     852744     235050    IO-APIC-edge  ide0  0/87773
 15:         14          0    IO-APIC-edge  ide1  1/12
145:   15477006    1925905   IO-APIC-level  aic7xxx, aic7xxx, nvidia  0/2911
153:   15069558    1527074   IO-APIC-level  EMU10K1  0/96632
161:    3021752     703622   IO-APIC-level  uhci_hcd, eth0  0/25374
NMI:          0          0
LOC:  227042766  227042753
ERR:          0
MIS:          0

153 and most of the other devices are not addon cards but part of the
mother board. I can't move my video card and the ethernet is onboard.
Is all lost or can I give more priority to the sblive?

Any other suggestions are welcome as far as squezzing performance out
of my 128megs rams.


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