[linux-audio-user] Which kernel for low latency and kernel 2.6.1-mm# problems

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 21 18:25:24 EST 2004

On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 03:10:22 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Question: have these problems been observed with other audio apps?  With a
> similar severity and frequency?

Other audio apps? There are increasingly few of them :) JACK is a sound
server of sorts, and for many of us its the only thing that talks to the
> > Unfortunately, if you run the JACK daemon as root you must also run
> > all its clients that way.
> Maybe Jack could switch UIDs and drop privileges after acquiring rt policy?

It needs to keep them so that it can confer the SCHED_FIFO policy onto the
audio threads of client that connect to it.

- Steve

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