[LAU] PulseAudio in realtime or high-priority mode

David Santamauro david.santamauro at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 06:58:04 UTC 2010

On Wed, 15 Sep 2010 21:08:33 -0400
Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 8:57 PM, Jonathan E. Brickman
> <jeb at ponderworthy.com> wrote:
> >  Anyone using Pulse in realtime or high-priority modes?
> >  Experiences, anyone?  I have a nice stable system in which Pulse
> > sends all to Jack which then sends to ALSA, and am wondering if I
> > should perhaps just use Pulse to take external inputs.  Or is there
> > a straightforward way to get one Jackd patchbay to handle input
> > from two or three different whole audio devices?
> JACK itself handles only a max of 2 devices, 1 for input 1 for output.
> For additional (ALSA-accessible) devices, use the alsa_in client.
> Combining Pulse & JACK is likely to be a misstep, even if it works.

I agree... alsa_in is much more stable than pulse+jack for my
dual-card setup.


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