[LAU] Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 - reliable?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Mar 2 02:24:06 UTC 2015

On Sun, Mar 1, 2015 at 7:28 PM, Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net> wrote:

> I have worded things wrong, or not used enough words. I have not found a
> badly behaved audio program. When using multiple workspaces, the pager used
> to get from one workspace to another can get swapped out with a low enough
> swappiness. Clicking on the pager means the pager has to be moved into
> memory. The pager itself is of low priority and does not disturb the audio,
> but the kernel code (at least a few versions back when I was testing this
> stuff) that moves the pager back into memory has a higher priority and can
> stop audio on the lowlatency kernel.

no kernel code runs in the SCHED_FIFO scheduling class. kernel code
interrupting or delaying a SCHED_FIFO task/thread is a bug in the kernel.
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