[LAU] Hardware timers?

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Sep 2 08:40:05 CEST 2020

Roger wrote:
> The wiki guide at https://wiki.linuxaudio.org/wiki/system_configuration
> is still a goldmine for setup but it contains some sections of which I
> am unsure whether they are still applicable, including the HW timers bit.

It still mentions 2.6 kernels.

Setting max-user-freq for RTC or HPET would be required only if some
application actually accessed these devices directly from user space.
As far as I know, nobody ever did this (because ALSA has its own timer
abstraction), so this has never been applicable.


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