[linux-audio-user] alsa rme96 jack - 186 msec latency?

Michael Rudolf mich.rudolf at gmx.de
Thu Sep 8 20:02:07 EDT 2005

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:  
> We have a boatload of RME Digi96/8 PADs here at RFA. We're starting to
> use them in linux boxes. I'm not sure what exactly the differences
> between the PSTs and PADs are, but so far it appears the PAD supports
> only 1024 x 2 or 256 x 2. At least, those are the only two combinations
> I can start jack with when using one of these cards.

PAD has AES/EBU as XLR, otherwise they are the same. What do you mean by "x 
2"? For me, it's 1024 x 8 or 256 x 32 as in frames x periods.

Btw, I got the latency down to 85.3 ms by increasing the sample rate to 96 
kHz. Still no luck with lowering periods.


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