[linux-audio-dev] Old hat - comparison against windows
robin at gareus.org
Wed Jan 31 14:06:02 UTC 2007
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Lars Luthman wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 13:54 +0100, Robin Gareus wrote:
>> If "windows wants" it can perform better than a fully fledged
>> rt-unix-kernel. - but that remains to be proven for Vista!
> Are you saying that this is true for XP? Are there any references for
maybe not for audio-apps.
I once read some books about "subverting the windows kernel" - one can
do marvelous stuff and get great performance out of it!! - only half
kiddingly. - luckily I have not booted into XP for years and this "Con"
might just be crap...
however some instinct tells me that a UNIX - no matter how pre-emptive
or tweaked - will always have more overhead than some DirectX-app. - but
IMO this is irrelevant for "normal" audio apps on modern machines.. -
memory management and -locking are more crucial..
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