[linux-audio-user] Great news for JACK & KDE

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Nov 21 09:13:39 EST 2003

On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 11:06:28 +0100, Hartmut Z Noack wrote:
> > Anyone want to defend the use of artsd?
> i tend to say: "me not." but it ahhmmm... depends,
> 1.) would jack be "scalable" enough to run xmms and kolf with sound
> enabled at the same time on a Pentium1/166MHz as arts does with arts for
> my 9 year old Daughter ?

Depends how much ram you have - jack requires quite a lot. The cpu load is
pretty low though, for largish buffer sizes.

> 2.)would jack be as stable and powerfull than as it is when optimized
> for pro-Apps only ?

No - adding things like sample format negotiation and sample rate
conversion would seriously hurt JACK.

- Steve

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