[linux-audio-user] Which kernel for low latency?

Jack O'Quin joq at io.com
Mon Jan 19 15:30:59 EST 2004

James Stone <stone1 at btinternet.com> writes:

> > > > ./configure --with-default-tmpdir=/mnt/ramfs --enable-capabilities 
> > > > --enable-realtime
> > > > 
> > > Not sure but don't think you need --enable-realtime.
> > 
> > I am, you need it.
> > 
> I had never heard of that option until this email: if you do a
> ./configure --help in the jack source directory it isn't mentioned, also
> it is not mentioned on the jack site. I have tried to compile with this
> option and it doesn't seem to make any difference.. I can run jack with
> the -R option either way. What effect is it supposed to have? Or is it
> enabled by default?

You are correct.  JACK's ./configure has no --enable-realtime option.

Martijn probably means the --realtime option of jackd (same as -R).

As you know, you *do* need that.  ;-)

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