[LAU] irqbalance

Jeremy Jongepier jeremy at autostatic.com
Sat Nov 21 10:32:27 UTC 2015

On 11/12/2015 06:30 AM, Raffaele Morelli wrote:
> 2015-10-29 6:28 GMT+01:00 Brent Busby <brent at keycorner.org>:
>> On Debian/Ubuntu systems, the irqbalance package which tries to push
>> interrupts across all your CPU's fairly, has been part of the base
>> system for a long time.  On Gentoo, it's an available package, but not
>> installed by default.
>> Is irqbalance recommended for RT audio?  Deprecated?  Doesn't matter?
> Why not just use rtirq?
> ​​http://alsa.opensrc.org/Rtirq

rtirq and irqbalance are different things. rtirq allows one to assign
priorities to softirqs while irqbalance balances IRQ requests between
CPU's. On a Linux audio system you would need both.


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