[linux-audio-dev] Old hat - comparison against windows
rlrevell at joe-job.com
Wed Jan 31 22:39:59 UTC 2007
On 1/31/07, David Olofson <david at olofson.net> wrote:
> That said, as you can't use all CPU time on a UP machine anyway, and
> as cache issues seem to make multithreaded processing virtually
> pointless (with the possible exception of multicore CPUs), it's
> entirely possible that there is no real gain in cutting latencies
> below what 2.6-rt can provide. I don't know, but it might be worth
> some experiments...
Maximum jitter with 2.6-rt is 20-50 microseconds last time I checked.
So less than 5% even at a marginally useful period sizes like 32
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