[linux-audio-user] Re: Intel HDA and Jack

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Mon Jun 19 13:10:08 EDT 2006

Lee Revell wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 23:46 +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>> It turned out I had to enable DMA or a 
>> specific associated flag in the kernel... Are you 100% certain your 
>> kernel is setup for lowlat with *your* hardware? 
> Sorry, this makes no sense at all.  DMA for soundcards cannot be enabled
> or disabled.  And no special setup should be required to get this to
> work.
> How *exactly* did you fix your problem?

DMA doesn't affect soundcards directly but it does cause latency issues.

The exact details of how I fixed it have been forgotten but the process 
  required me to go through my kernel with a finetooth comb. That's what 
I'm suggesting for Ian.

Patrick Shirkey - Boost Hardware Ltd.
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