[linux-audio-user] Low latency with vanilla

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Tue Jun 13 16:47:20 EDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 22:43 +0200, Alex Polite wrote:
> On 5/23/06, Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> wrote:
> >
> > Reiserfs is a poor choice of filesystem for low latency.
> >
> Didn't know that. Will I be alright if I have my audio files on ext3
> but the OS on reiserfs?

No, it makes no difference what files are where if there's IO going on -
it can still disable preemption for a long time.  It's best to have
everything on ext3.  This has the advantage that ext3 is actively
developed and improved while reiser3 is in maintenance mode.


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