[linux-audio-user] Linux for live performance

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Tue Mar 28 17:14:55 EST 2006

Lee Revell hat gesagt: // Lee Revell wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 23:03 +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> > The good thing is, that with barebones the manufacturer often tries to
> > follow the standards a bit more, because in the long run it will make
> > it easier for them as far as support etc. is concerned. These
> > barebones are sold under various different brandnames, so they like to
> > keep this side of possible failures as small as possible. 
> Right, but I don't think there's any standard that says laptops must be
> usable for low latency or prohibits the BIOS from implementing ACPI via
> SMM...
> The only way to be sure is if there were a vendor who sold laptops
> certified for low latency.

As this probably won't happen (soon) maybe it's indeed best to try to
create a kind of whitelist as you suggested. And of course a
blacklist, which could create pressure on manufacturers. I guess, not
only Linux is affected by a latency-killing BIOS, right? 

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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