[LAD] RME madi latency

Fokke de Jong fokkedejong at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 15:07:30 UTC 2016

I tried the alsa_loopback example:

alsa_loopback hw:0,0 hw:0,0 48000 32 256
Can't open ALSA device
which is weird, because i can open the device just fine, and so can jack…

> On Feb 4, 2016, at 12:41 , Harry van Haaren <harryhaaren at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 11:22 AM, Fokke de Jong <fokkedejong at gmail.com <mailto:fokkedejong at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > So now i am a but confused how to get the same kind of latency in my own code (using alsa directly rather than through jack)
> Are you coding ALSA yourself, or using a helper library? I can recommend Fons' zita-alsa-pcmi, latest version from:
> http://kokkinizita.linuxaudio.org/linuxaudio/downloads/ <http://kokkinizita.linuxaudio.org/linuxaudio/downloads/>
> Its a lightweight GPLv3 wrapper class around the ALSA API to make it easier to use for real-time audio applications, and I have found it a pleasure to work with.
> > How can i make alsa not wait until the entire buffer is full?
> I don't know the answer, because I used the zita-alsa-pcmi and just wrote audio into the buffers :)
> Cheers, -Harry
> --
> http://www.openavproductions.com <http://www.openavproductions.com/>
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