[LAD] cpu spikes

Joakim Hernberg jhernberg at alchemy.lu
Sun Jan 31 14:12:04 UTC 2016

On Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:53:55 +0100
Jeremy Jongepier <jeremy at autostatic.com> wrote:

> On 01/25/2016 12:53 PM, Joakim Hernberg wrote:
> > 3. Run Jack with realtime and memlocking enabled and at a priority
> > of 80.  
> Does this refer to the -m jackd option? What does that do actually,
> any pros/cons?

As I understand it, you wouldn't want memory being used for audio
to be swapped out to disk as that could incur a lengthy timeout when it
needs to be read back from disk, and  thus producing xruns.



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