[linux-audio-user] alsa rtc patch in 2.4.23?

James Stone stone1 at btinternet.com
Thu Jan 8 11:23:19 EST 2004

On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 03:45:22PM +0000, James Stone wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 01:54:41AM +0100, martijn wrote:
> > Once upon a Wed, Jan 07 2004, James Stone hit keys in the following order:
> > > 
> > > Yep.. got 2.6.0 working now. It does seem to be pretty good! I am
> > > getting a non-audio related kernel panic on shutdown but apart from that
> > > it is very nice. I was under the impression the RTC timing was not as
> > > good as the patched 2.4 kernel but it sounds pretty close to me.
> > 
> > did you do a 'sysctl dev.rtc.max-user-freq=1024' ? I'm pretty happy with
> > 2.6.0-mm2 right now, which seems to give me better performance then 2.4.22 with
> > all the patches in place. i chose to run the mm patch because i had trouble
> > with my disk performance and Andrew included a ext3-latency-fix.patch ... in
> > the end it appeared that my trouble were because i accedently included my
> > chipset support only as a module which was never loaded, so the disk wasn't in
> > udma mode.
> > 
> No I hadn't. That is very useful though I needed to do 
> sysctl -w dev.rtc.max-user-freq=1024
> (i.e. with the -w switch)
> I still had a problem when I tried to enable capabilities with the
> patch for jack. When I ran jack with startjack as a normal user, it ran
> for a short while then stopped (can't remember the error message now.. I
> changed back to the unpatched kernel and now start jack as root). Any
> hints on how to get this working would be appreciated.

Just tried it again and it works fine.. don't know what the problem
was.. think it may have been a similar chipset problem to the one you


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