[LAD] embedded high end audio

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Thu Jul 31 00:21:39 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 5:30 PM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 21:52 +0100, Dan Mills wrote:
>> The current plan is to make the audio interface look like a PATA disk
> excuse me, but are you crazy? does latency actually matter? :)

Heh, this might be crazy enough to work, with O_DIRECT|O_SYNC and
exclusive access to the raw block device.
Heck, I've seen embedded audio devices that implement PCM as a stream
of MIDI messages ;-)

Wouldn't recommend it if your time has any value, but it would be a neat hack.


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