[linux-audio-user] Jack and tmpfs...

Russell Hanaghan hanaghan at starband.net
Fri May 6 15:02:42 EDT 2005

Jesse Chappell wrote:

>Russell Hanaghan wrote on Fri, 06-May-2005:
> > Can anyone tell me if it is still usefull to set up tmpfs on "/tmp" for 
> > jack? Or am I still living in the dark ages?
>I think a lot of people and distributions are now building jack
>with the --with-default-tmpdir=/dev/shm  option because almost
>all modern systems have that mounted on a tmpfs already.  I believe
>it is still important for reliable jack performance.  What
>the impact of not doing it is on recent kernels, I don't know.
Thnx Jesse.

I need to run some RT tests to compare...

Building some new test LiveCD's (Bootable with Thac's Audio packages) 
and having the tmpfs enabled on /tmp creates a problem as that is where 
the iso gets built.


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