[linux-audio-user] Re: Recent LKML discussion on preempt/latency in 2.6 kernels

Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Tue Mar 23 05:44:24 EST 2004

Chris Metzler:
> Hi,
> Some folks here may be interested in a recent discussion of pre-emption
> in the 2.6 kernels and potential issues with it.
> See:
> http://kerneltrap.org/node/view/2702

This is very interesting. It says that preempt have no influence
on the worst-case latency. In other words, this means that
preempt in theory is useless regarding use of realtime audio.


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