[linux-audio-user] Re: quattro

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Sat Nov 8 23:56:10 EST 2003

Austin wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 06:55, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>What do you get if you use
>>jackd -v -R -a -d alsa -d hw:1 -p 1024 -n 3
>>running as root.
> It seems to work fine if I use -n 4 or greater.  Why do you choose 3? 
> Isn't 2, 4, 8... more common?

Probably but IIUC the -n flag gives higher latency so the lower you can 
set it the better.

> Also, I'm trying to adapt the .asoundrc to use hw:1, becuase Mandrake's
> hardware manager forces my internal soundcard to hw:0.  Obviously there
> are just some changes from "card 0" to "card 1", but do I have to modify
> the pcm.quattro, pcm.q4, and pcm.q4b sections?

Yes. It is written for the first device so you need to change those 
values to hw:1,0 etc...

> Thanks for your help, Patrick.

No problem.

> Austin

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