[linux-audio-dev] Linux kernel HZ, audio latency and how to measure?

Mulyadi Santosa a_mulyadi at telkom.net
Sat Aug 19 04:31:21 UTC 2006


> Ah, interesting. Thanks.
> I feel like I should have known that. I'm going to go read up on
> audio drivers now..

I also thank everyone who had given their thoughts and opinion. At least 
you gave me clue on what is really going on in some audio applications.

I'll dig more about MIDI and possibly ask something about it in near 

Thanks a lot...

NB: Actually, I am going to write an article that analyze the effect of 
kernel's HZ on real applications. So far, I rely on simulated load such 
as by using Interbench (written by Con Kolivas), lmbench and so on. 
Measuring the effect of HZ on real application is a new challenge for 



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