[LAU] L_ProAudio: A Linux Proaudio FrameWork with improved Wine/kernel(rt) support

Hartmut Noack zettberlin at linuxuse.de
Tue Jan 15 09:26:23 UTC 2013

Am 02.01.2013 10:18, schrieb jordan:
> Hi,
> I tried to announce on the announce list - but no dice. I am subbed,
> have been for a long time. still fails...oh well.
> I've been working on a fun and worthwhile project and would like a
> broader testing audience. (dog-fooding, testing, feedback). So far a
> few people are aware here and there, but i thought i would share here
> too;
> L_ProAudio: consists of 2 main components;
> 1. L_pa-kernel: 3.6.11-rt25 with additional _bunch_ of patches. It is
> a high-performance RT kernel setup _specifically_ for proaudio *and*
> Wine(not upstream). It contains patches from Bao Mao, Muse Research,
> and others. I have it tweaked nicely. it not packaged specifically for
> xyz distro, although for archlinux,
> 2. L_pa-Wine: this is a highly multi-threaded version of wine that
> deprecates wine-rt patch. It handles multi-threading for wine VST/ASIO
> like a beast. It is my re-implementation of Muse Receptor GPL'd Wine
> Patchset :) ...
> I've also tweaked wine a bit by patching it to add the abiliaty to map
> your Windows 'desktop' color to menu lines (it's usually hard-coded to
> something, so you are stuck). This allows easier theming (screenshot @
> sf.net).
> there are many bug fixes, vast improvements in most areas. note: it
> doesn't magically make _all_ vsts run. but you should see great
> improvements:
> new env variables (to enable new model);
> anyway, i won't be much help for your 'distro-specific' help, but i am
> certain, people whom have a little skill if they run into minor
> problems, don't mind dogfooding a little for _great_ bountry, will
> enjoy this one.
> NOTE: this is a two part system. Wine is tailared for linux, linux is
> tailered for wine and native proaudio (i've been using/building this
> code for a while and re-based onto upstream -rt and wine 1.5.20, as
> well as solved a reasonable latency/bottleneck issue - that makes me
> want to release and start this project.

So it is a special rt-kernel plus wine optimized for audio OK?

Sounds quite neat: did you test software other than audiostuff running
with this special wine? And what about prop. drivers and the kernel?
Nvidia etc -- they are plague but on some machines they are needed....

> I'll be setting up a wiki shortly, with more information
> feel free to contact me - and please run both, provide feedback, patches, etc.
> Jordan
> Ps: Enjoy.
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