[LAU] Re : zyn/yoshimi on EEE netbook

Frank Neumann beachnase at web.de
Wed Nov 11 15:38:05 EST 2009

On Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:30:29 +0000
Folderol <folderol at ukfsn.org> wrote:


> > I have been trying every 5 or so updates of yoshimi in the last weeks, and for
> > me it's similar to Josh's experiences:
> > 
> > - On an Asus eeePC Netbook, I can set up things fine and can also play the default
> >   Sine sound, but normally within a few patch change clicks, yoshimi zombifies.
> > 
> > - On an AMD64 2-core desktop PC, after setting things up the first MIDI event
> >   received by yoshimi already causes the zombie..so no sound at all here.
> This is very strange. I am running on an AMD dual core desktop machine
> and stability is exceptional. However I'm not running ubuntu. I am
> running 64studio 3 beta with some debian squeeze enhancements.
> Are you running 'standard' ubuntu or have you added an RT kernel with
> the appropriate adjustments to /etc/security/limits.conf ?

On the AMD64, it's still a vanilla 2.6.28-16, while on the eeePC the 9.10 upgrade
got me a shiny 2.6.31-9-rt.

On both boxes, /etc/security/limits.conf has something like

@audio - rtprio 90
@audio - nice -10
@audio - memlock 1000000


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