[linux-audio-dev] sblive hints
joachim at muse-sequencer.org
Sun May 29 09:43:18 UTC 2005
On Sunday 29 May 2005 07:00, Aaron wrote:
> 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
Use: 48000 sample rate. Install a realtime kernel for audio usage, and the
clicks will vanish. Use jack for your audio recordings and alsa for normal
music playback (can be jack, too). For skype you have to use the oss
emulation modules, they don't support alsa yet.
Ps: Your ram problem can be solved by updating to 512 for example ;-)
> 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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