[linux-audio-user] Low latency kernel on Mandrake

Joe Button linux-audio-user at joebutton.co.uk
Sun Nov 2 11:40:46 EST 2003

I thought that _ought_ to be the case but I was suspicious because of the 
/proc/sys/kernel/lowlatency thing and also because I get very noticeable 
audio dropouts when I do things like task-switch. jackd doesn't report xruns 

Am I correct in thinking that if I start jackd as root I don't need to use -R 
or jackstart or anything to get good performance? At the moment I think I'm 
using jackd -d alsa -d hw:0 -p 512 (although that's in a script on my other 
PC so I might be mis-remembering).


On Sunday 02 November 2003 4:01 pm, Austin wrote:
> Hi,
> All Mandrake mm kernels have at least the low latency and pre-emption
> patch, and the version you are running (2.4.22-21mdk) also has the
> sched(0) patch.
> Austin

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