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

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Mon Jun 19 13:33:54 EDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-20 at 00:10 +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> 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.

Sorry, your advice is so vague as to be useless.

How exactly does one "set up a kernel for lowlat with $FOO hardware"?


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